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How to stop Uber, Hulu, Pornhub, and more from selling your data

California’s new privacy law’s most powerful and controversial feature is the right to stop companies from selling data they collect on you to other companies. Here’s how you can take advantage. On January 1, the country’s biggest online privacy law came into force. The California Consumer...
California’s new privacy law’s most powerful and controversial feature is the right to stop companies from selling data they collect on you to other companies. Here’s how you can take advantage. On January 1, the country’s biggest online privacy law came into force. The California Consumer Privacy Act prompted a mad dash to comply for any company that does business in California—which is pretty much any company, as the state has nearly 40 million people and the world’s fifth largest economy. This counts not only for tech companies such as Google, but for any company, such as a retailer, that collects any user data online or offline. While only required to offer new protections to Californians, many companies have extended at least some of these rights to all users. So no matter where you live, the CCPA may strengthen your privacy.Read Full Story
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