Privacy Groups Disturbed by California Governor’s Data-Dividend Plan

Advocates fear Gavin Newsom is proposing what they see as a counterproductive “pay-for-privacy” regime—and they’re wondering why the governor won’t clarify his proposal.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom after delivering his first state of the state address to a joint session of the legislature at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. on Feb 12
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