Florida Considers Online Privacy Rights Legislation

Florida legislators recently introduced companion bills in the Florida House (HB 963) and Senate (SB 1670) that would create restricted online privacy rights and obligations in the state.

The legislation looks to copy aspects of the Nevada Online Privacy Protection Act, which was amended in 2019 to include a right to opt-out of sales of covered information. Florida’s bill is different from the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and more like the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA).

Florida joins a growing list of other states reviewing consumer privacy legislation, including Illinois, Washington, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Virginia, and Hawaii.

Read more at Attorney at Law Magazine.