Matt Johnson authored an article in EdSurge about California’s new privacy rules and how it applies to the edtech industry.

On June 27, 2018, the California Legislature, in a flurry of last-minute activity, passed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill into law on the same day, and the CCPA is set to become effective on January 1, 2020.

This is a game-changing law that will impact companies in the U.S. and globally, and moves the U.S. toward closer alignment with the European Union, where the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect in May.

Read the full article here.

Matt Johnson focuses on assisting education technology companies and higher education institutions regarding a variety of regulatory issues including state and federal privacy laws at the K-12 and postsecondary levels.

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