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PC World: Schwarzenegger Vetoes Update to California Privacy Law

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

by Robert McMillan, IDG News Service

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has vetoed an update to California’s landmark data-breach notification law, saying that the new bill would be too hard on businesses without adequately benefiting consumers.

The proposed law, SB 20, would have forced businesses to give consumers more information about security breaches and made the office of the state’s attorney general a repository for breach notifications affecting more than 500 California residents.

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