Bloomberg Law
Jan. 27, 2023, 10:51 PM

California AG Targeting Mobile Apps for Privacy Noncompliance

Titus Wu
Titus Wu

California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced Friday that his office is investigating and has notified several businesses with mobile apps that they fail to offer customers a way to stop sale of their data, a violation of California law.

“In California, consumers have the right to stop the sale of their personal information, and my office is working tirelessly to make sure that businesses recognize and process consumers’ opt-out requests,” said Bonta in a statement. “Businesses must honor Californians’ right to opt out and delete personal information, including when those requests are made through an authorized agent.”

The attorney general’s ...