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California AG pushes FTC for ambitious approach to regulating ‘commercial surveillance,’ emphasizes health data

By Charlie Mitchell / November 29, 2022

California Attorney General Rob Bonta is urging the Federal Trade Commission to push forward with expansive regulation of “commercial surveillance” practices deemed to pose a threat to consumer privacy and data security, with an emphasis on risks to sensitive health data.

“Preventing unwanted commercial surveillance is a necessary first step towards protecting consumers’ privacy and personal information. Businesses should be incorporating privacy from day one, and integrate privacy-by-design at every critical point of development,” according to comments submitted Nov....

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