Another Voice: The new California privacy law will hurt Sacramento small businesses from The Sacramento Business Journal

As an entrepreneur and longtime small business owner in the Sacramento community, I consider my path to be very fortunate— and perhaps inevitable. It’s safe to say carnations, roses and baby’s breath have adorned our family tree for generations, with my father founding Relles Florist in 1946 and my brother and myself taking over the family business in 1972. That’s 73 years of arranging and delivering flowers to the greater Capital community. –> Read more.

No, immigrant-owned small businesses won’t “do just fine” under California’s new privacy law from The Orange County Register

I was drawn in by the coverage of last month’s hearing in the State Capitol on California’s new privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).  One quote caught my attention. “All of these companies are going to do just fine. They’re going to make a lot of money,” the witness stated, referring to the tech companies concerned about the law. –> Read more. 

New California Data Security Law Unfairly Burdens Small Businesses

When the California State Legislature passed the California Consumer Privacy Act, it was celebrated as a historic day for personal data security. It’s true, the CCPA has many strong provisions that will make a difference for every Californian and protect personal data. However, that doesn’t mean it is perfect. –> Read more.