GDPR & CCPA…How Do They Compare?

GDPR & CCPA…How Do They Compare?

As we march towards the enforcement of California’s Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) which goes into effect January 1, 2020.   A general theme that can be heard over the water cooler (or kombucha tap). That is if a company is prepared for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that they are covered for California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA). It should be noted in a recent report performed by Cisco in which +3k companies were surveyed, they found 41% of companies are still not GDPR compliant. So it is important to first agree that majority of companies are still not GDPR compliant.  The report can be found here.

But this brings up an interesting topic, what is the difference between GDPR and CCPA.  One of the most informative reports to compare the two policies was written by Baker Law and can be found here.  

Below is just on section from the Baker Report:

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