Perhaps one of the most significant provisions of the CCPA will be one that has been somewhat overlooked: Section 1798.150, which provides for statutory damages of between $100 and $750 per consumer per incident for certain data breaches. Had California enacted Section 1798.150 alone, it would have garnered scores of articles on how its statutory damages remedy will likely lead to an explosion in "bet-the-company" private class action litigation over data breaches. Read More

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