Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has signed the United States’ fifth state privacy law. Adding to the ever-expanding patchwork of U.S. privacy laws, An Act Concerning Personal Data Privacy and Online Monitoring provides consumers with data subject rights, includes provisions prohibiting “dark patterns” and requiring companies to honor a global opt-out mechanism. Effective July 1, 2023, the bill follows the trends presented in previous state laws and, while there are differences between all five state laws, is most closely aligned with the Colorado Privacy Act.
Read the 2-page legislative overview and get the insight you need from privacy experts here.