Watch out, Silicon Valley, there’s a new startup in town and its gunning for you. California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Thursday she’s created a unit intended to actually enforce federal and state privacy laws.
“The Privacy Unit will police the privacy practices of individuals and organizations to hold accountable those who misuse technology to invade the privacy of others,” California’s top attorney said in a statement.
7:26 pm on Jul 20, 2012 (gmt 0)
will they have Privacy Badges?
1:25 pm on Jul 21, 2012 (gmt 0)
Enforcing laws? How very twentieth century!
Too often we see lawmakers simply creating new offences when the real problem is that the perfectly good existing laws are not being enforced in the first place.