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Connecticut Becomes Fifth State With Consumer Data Privacy Law

May 10, 2022, 8:15 PM

Connecticut has become the fifth US state with comprehensive consumer privacy legislation and the second so far this year, after Utah, to enact such a measure.

Gov. Ned Lamont (D) signed the measure into law Tuesday. The Connecticut legislature in April approved the bill, which gives people both the right to opt out of the processing and sale of their personal data and to ask that it be deleted.

Connecticut joins California, Virginia, Colorado, and Utah as the only US states to have enacted comprehensive consumer privacy legislation.

The Connecticut law require companies to limit the collection of personal data ...

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