Legislation To Establish Internet Privacy Rules In California Clears Two Policy Committees

SACRAMENTO — Today, Assembly Bill (AB) 375, authored by Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park), was approved by the Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications on a 9-1 vote and the Senate Committee on Judiciary on 5-2 vote. AB 375, the California Broadband Internet Privacy Act, seeks to ensure that consumers enjoy choice, transparency and security in the treatment of their personal information when accessing the internet through an Internet Service Provider (ISP).