Existing law prohibits a person or entity from providing the operation of a voice recognition feature within this state without prominently informing, during the initial setup or installation of a connected television, either the user or the person designated by the user to perform the initial setup or installation of the connected television. Existing law further prohibits any actual recordings of spoken word collected through the operation of a voice recognition feature by the manufacturer of a connected television, or a third party contracting with a manufacturer of a connected television, from being sold or used for any advertising purpose. Existing law prohibits a person or entity from compelling a manufacturer or other entity providing the operation of a voice recognition feature to build specific features for the purpose of allowing an investigative or law enforcement officer to monitor communications through that feature. Existing law prohibits a waiver of these prohibitions and authorizes their enforcement by injunction or civil penalty in a court of competent jurisdiction by the Attorney General or a district attorney.
This bill would prohibit a person or entity from providing the operation of an in-vehicle camera within this state without prominently informing the user or the person designated by the user to purchase the vehicle. The bill would further prohibit any video recording collected through the operation of an in-vehicle camera by the manufacturer from being used for any advertising purpose or shared with, or sold to, any third party. The bill would also prohibit any recording obtained through operation of an in-vehicle camera by the manufacturer from being retained at any location other than the vehicle itself without the affirmative written or electronic consent of the user. The bill would prohibit a person or entity from compelling a manufacturer or other entity providing the operation of an in-vehicle camera to build specific features for the purpose of allowing an investigative or law enforcement officer to monitor images through that feature. The bill would prohibit a waiver of these protections, and would authorize their enforcement by injunction or civil penalty in a court of competent jurisdiction by the Attorney General or a district attorney.