NY S04444 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on March 11 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-11 - REFERRED TO INTERNET AND TECHNOLOGY
Pending: Senate Internet and Technology Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Establishes the computer security act, addressing the widespread problem of spyware; makes it illegal for third parties to knowingly and deceptively cause computer software to be copied onto personal computers that changes the computer users settings without permission, prevents users from resetting computers to the original preferences or removing third party software, secretly collects information about internet searches, disables the computer's security software or causes related disruptive activities.

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Title

Establishes the computer security act, addressing the widespread problem of spyware; makes it illegal for third parties to knowingly and deceptively cause computer software to be copied onto personal computers that changes the computer users settings without permission, prevents users from resetting computers to the original preferences or removing third party software, secretly collects information about internet searches, disables the computer's security software or causes related disruptive activities.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-03-11SenateREFERRED TO INTERNET AND TECHNOLOGY

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