Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., has called for "a new data dividend" to allow state citizens to be compensated for the use of their data, CNBC reports. Newsom said tech companies that "make billions of dollars collecting, curating and monetizing our personal data have a duty to protect it," adding consumers should have the opportunity to be "able to share in the wealth that is created from their data." Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Calif., who was one of the authors of the California Consumer Privacy Act, said Newsom's proposal is "the next frontier of the online and privacy conversation."
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