California State Senator Bob Hertzberg, left, and Assemblyman Ed Chau celebrate at a news conference after their data privacy bill was approved by the California Legislature on Thursday in Sacramento. Photo: AP

California passes powerful privacy bill limiting data harvesting, defeating tech giants’ opposition

The new privacy law was opposed by Facebook, Google and major phone carriers

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California State Senator Bob Hertzberg, left, and Assemblyman Ed Chau celebrate at a news conference after their data privacy bill was approved by the California Legislature on Thursday in Sacramento. Photo: AP
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