January 27, 2023
California AG pushes FTC for ambitious approach to regulating ‘commercial surveillance,’ emphasizes health data
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....