Facebook Drops Opposition to Proposed California Privacy Measure

Bloomberg Law Facebook Privacy

Harmeet Dhillon

Facebook Inc. withdrew its opposition to a proposed California ballot initiative that would give consumers a range of rights concerning their personal data, including the ability to ask a company to disclose what personal information it collects on users.

Harmeet Dhillon, founder of San Francisco-based Dhillon Law Group, gives her statement on this as privacy lawyer and said she expects the ballot measure to pass.

“If passed, [the California Consumer Privacy Act] will alter the economics of the business model. The name of the game is disclosure,” she told Bloomberg Law. Many consumers are “happy to pay for more private services. Others are fine with their data being sold so long as it is disclosed,” she said.

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Harmeet Dhillon is a nationally recognized lawyer, trusted boardroom advisor, and passionate advocate for individual, corporate and institutional clients across numerous industries and walks of life. Her focus is in commercial litigation, employment law, First Amendment rights, and election law matters.
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