Szecsi and George in The Texas Lawbook: ‘Which State Leads the Way? A Comparison of Data Privacy Laws in Texas and California’

June 29, 2023

Gabor Szecsi and Partner Gavin George authored an article in Texas Lawbook discussing the differences between Texas and California’s data privacy laws.

Read an excerpt below:

The absence of comprehensive federal privacy regulation in the United States has created an open field for states to take the lead in addressing individual data protection and privacy rights.

The first state to take the field was California, which enacted the comprehensive California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in 2018. More recently, Texas joined the game by passing HB 4, the Texas Data Privacy and Security Act (TDPSA), making Texas the 10th state to enact a comprehensive privacy statute. While both California’s and Texas’ laws share the common goal of safeguarding personal information and empowering consumers with new data rights, there are some significant differences in scope and coverage.

To read the full article in The Texas Lawbook, click here.