Issie Lapowsky, Wired: New York State Privacy Law Bolder Than California?

Extract from Issie Lapowsky’s article “New York’s Privacy Bill Is Even Bolder Than California’s”

AS TECH GIANTS and lobbying groups race to defang California’s landmark consumer privacy law before it takes effect next year, lawmakers on the other side of the country are considering a bill that’s even more drastic.

The New York Privacy Act, introduced last month by state senator Kevin Thomas, would give residents there more control over their data than in any other state. It would also require businesses to put their customers’ privacy before their own profits.

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