New Bill Advances Privacy Rights

“Senator Speier’s new legislation represents an important step forward for financial privacy,” stated Richard Holober, Executive Director of the Consumer Federation of California. “We support the legislation and we will keep working to prohibit information sharing without explicit consumer consent.” Read More ›

Big Business Buys Off Legislators

by Christian Berthelsen, San Francisco Chronicle

Banking and insurance interests gave more than $700,000 in campaign contributions in the last election to members of a state legislative committee that defeated a financial privacy protection bill. Read More ›

Financial Privacy Initiative Press Conference

Californians are deeply concerned about their financial privacy and overwhelmingly support strong privacy protection. Read More ›

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