California Budget Plan Nixes State’s Privacy Office

California privacy — The just-published California budget nixes the California Office of Privacy Protection, the first state-level privacy office in the United States and the source of crucial privacy assistance and information for Californians and California businesses. The World Privacy Forum is urging the Governor to reinstate funding for this critical office for Californians.

See the proposed budget, page 114 for the cuts. WPF will be publishing more about how to save California’s privacy office. CA proposed budget (See page 114.)