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Explain the California Breach Notification Act and explain the entities cover by the law.

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This is a law in California, U.S.A that requires organizations that hold information about individuals of
the state to notify or inform them if and when there is a breach to their personal data. The act requires
the organizations that in the case that the personal data of the individuals is compromised, the
organization should notify each and every one of them.
The act was started in July 1st 2003 and was mostly to help curb the rising cases of identity theft.
As the threat of data breaches in the United States continued to rise, along with the potential impact on
the lives of the average consumer. The state of California put into practice the legislation to protect
consumers from identity theft, and in fact became the first state to introduce its California Data Breach
Notification Law.
Under the California Data Breach Notification Law organizations are required to provide notice of a...

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