Prop 24 “Answers Digital Century’s Privacy Call” Says Author Shoshana Zuboff In San Jose Mercury News

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SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced that Shoshana Zuboff, award-winning author of “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism” and featured privacy expert in the Netflix documentary “The Social Dilemma,” published a piece in the San Jose Mercury News arguing Prop 24 would allow Californians to regain privacy rights.
Zuboff on Prop 24:
“We watch as Big Tech’s power grows more intrusive during these last sad, scary months of pandemic, protests and electioneering. The lessons are clear: We walk naked through a new digital century, without the rights, legislative frameworks and new institutions that can harness digital technologies to the genuine needs of people and democracy. Prop. 24 answers this call.
“Each advance builds on the last, just as CPRA now strengthens the 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act. CPRA is necessary not because it is the last word, but because it is the right word today. Each legislative advance brings us closer to a comprehensive new foundation of rights and laws that will enable democracy to flourish in the digital century. I urge Californians to act in solidarity and courage at this crucial juncture, so that a decade hence we can all look back at 2020 as a milestone. Let this …

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