California has recently created a law known as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) which will go into effect on January 1, 2020. Similar to Europe’s GDPR regulations, the act aims to inform consumers about the information being collected about them, while giving them the power to decide how that information is handled. This law only protects California consumers and exclusive to the following companies:
- Companies with an annual revenue >$25 Million
- Companies which buy, receive, or sell the personal information of >49,999 consumers, households, or devices
- Companies making >50% of their annual revenue by selling consumers’ personal information
Businesses which handle the personal information of more than...
Link to the full report: TR-19-331-001 CCPA Privacy Law.docx
 “Device” means any physical object that can connect to the Internet, directly or indirectly, or to another device. IOT devices are included in this category