MarketWatch reports there are growing worries from state lawmakers and privacy advocates about the strength of the California Consumer Privacy Act. The concerns derive from the fast-approaching Sept. 13 deadline for final changes to the verbiage of the CCPA before it takes effect in January. Lawmakers and advocates say lobbyists and counsel for tech companies are pushing through revised amendments that support the industry and weaken the law. “Tech has taken an anthill approach of supporting a number of amendments with carve-outs for businesses and changes in definition,” Electronic Frontier Foundation Senior Staff Attorney Lee Tien said. “I don’t see much prospect for CCPA getting any stronger.”
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