An interesting (and positive) trend in both GDPR and CCPA implementations is the increasingly common commitment to grant all the same rights given to Europeans (GDPR) and California (CCPA) residents to all users of a technology or service. Mozilla has made the same commitment with their Firefox browser as of 7 January.
“We’ve decided to go the extra mile and expand user deletion rights to include deleting this telemetry data stored in our systems,” said Alan Davidson VP of global policy, trust and security at Mozilla. To date, the industry has not typically considered telemetry data ‘personal data’ because it isn’t identifiable to a specific person, but we feel strongly that taking this step is the right one for people and the ecosystem.”
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