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Your Business’s Mobile App Could Be Subject to California Attorney General Investigation

February 3, 2023


The California Attorney General just announced an investigative sweep of mobile apps that allegedly fail to meet the requirements of state data privacy law, meaning businesses that conduct business through apps need to immediately ensure they are compliant with the latest laws and regulations.

Given that California’s data privacy law impacts businesses across the country, you might not be spared just because you don’t have a physical location in the state. Timed to coincide with Jan. 28’s Data Privacy Day – the annual day aiming at raising awareness and promoting best practices surrounding digital privacy and data protection – you should use the warning as an important reminder to determine whether you are selling mobile data and have a mechanism for users to opt out of such sales.

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