• California Establishes Digital Privacy Rights Law for Minors: S.B. 568  Expands Online Privacy Protections Beyond Federal COPPA Rules and Extends Rights to All Children Under 18 Years of Age
  • September 20, 2013 | Authors: Paul G. Martino; Claire Lucy Readhead
  • Law Firms: Alston & Bird LLP - Washington Office ; Alston & Bird LLP - Los Angeles Office
  • California Governor Brown is preparing to sign into law an unprecedented children’s online privacy bill (S.B. 568), which adds a new chapter to the State’s Business and Professions Code (BPC) to protect the online privacy of children and teenagers who are under 18 years of age and reside in the State of California. The bill establishes Chapter 22.1, entitled “Privacy Rights for California Minors in the Digital World,” which will commence with Section 22580 in Division 8 of the BPC.