Citizens of Nevada now have greater say as to how their personal information is used. Senate Bill 220, the Online Privacy Law, went into effect on Oct. 1, 2019. The new law provides consumers more ability to thwart websites from selling their information to third-party firms.
The legislation makes the Silver State the first state after California to pass privacy legislation. But California goes into effect in January 2020. Like the Nevada bill, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will bolster privacy rights and consumer protection for California residents. The bill was modeled after the CCPA but is more restrictive in some areas.
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