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League of Women Voters Opposes Prop 24

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 11:46pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The non-partisan League of Women Voters of California opposes Proposition 24, the so-called "privacy" initiative on the November ballot.

Key Points: 
  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The non-partisan League of Women Voters of California opposes Proposition 24, the so-called "privacy" initiative on the November ballot.
  • In its thorough analysis of Proposition 24, the League states: "Prop 24 includes some beneficial elements, but we oppose due to the complexity of a 52-page initiative with impacts and nuances that are difficult for voters to discern and rollbacks to existing protections.
  • Prop 24 would place an exhausting burden on consumers to notify every online business, website, and app to preserve their privacy.
  • The League of Women Voters' analysis of Prop 24 is available at: https://lwvc.org/vote/elections/ballot-recommendations/prop-24consumer-d...
    Other Prop 24 opponents include the ACLU of California, California Alliance for Retired Americans, Consumer Federation of California, TURN The Utility Reform Network, Public Citizen, labor and civil rights leader Dolores Huerta, Color of Change, Black Lives Matter LA, California Nurses Association, Consumer Action and many other privacy, consumer, labor and social change organizations.

Black Women Leaders Host Statewide Call to Action in Support of Pro-Black Initiatives: Prop 15, Prop 16 and Prop 21

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:32am

The California Democratic Party Black Caucus ( CDP Black Caucus ) is hosting a statewide press conference across four (4) locations simultaneously to call on Black Californians to support pro-Black ballot initiatives on the November ballot, including Prop 15 (split roll tax), Prop 16 (repeal of Prop 209) and Prop 21 (rent control).

Key Points: 
  • The California Democratic Party Black Caucus ( CDP Black Caucus ) is hosting a statewide press conference across four (4) locations simultaneously to call on Black Californians to support pro-Black ballot initiatives on the November ballot, including Prop 15 (split roll tax), Prop 16 (repeal of Prop 209) and Prop 21 (rent control).
  • Press conferences will be held in Sacramento, Oakland, Los Angeles and San Diego at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, October 22nd.
  • Speakers will address the direct benefits the initiatives will have on the Black community, as well as call out the recent egregious attempts by bad actors within the African American community to mislead us.
  • Black women leaders to call on Black Californians to support pro-Black ballot initiatives on the November ballot; also call out insidious attempts to undermine the initiatives by some bad actors within the African American community.

Yes on 21: Newsom Sides with Top Trump Donors; Turns Against Dems and 17M California Renters on Prop. 21

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 6:06pm

The governor has also been featured on the homepage of the No on Prop 21 website.

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  • The governor has also been featured on the homepage of the No on Prop 21 website.
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Opposition to Prop 24 unites liberal, moderate and conservative advocates

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 10:22pm

Prop 24's wealthy sponsor met behind closed doors with Facebook and high tech lobbyists while he was drafting this so-called "privacy" initiative.1 Tech companies are silent on Prop 24.

Key Points: 
  • Prop 24's wealthy sponsor met behind closed doors with Facebook and high tech lobbyists while he was drafting this so-called "privacy" initiative.1 Tech companies are silent on Prop 24.
  • Advocates for vulnerable communities are alarmed that Proposition 24 will create privacy haves and have-nots.
  • The San Diego Union-Tribune's editorial opposing Prop 24 states "It's too soon to redo California's current internet privacy law.
  • Consumer Reports wrote that Prop 24 "is designed to calcify a particular (and relatively weak) mode of privacy protection.

Yes on Prop 24 Campaign Announces Endorsements From Sacramento Bee And Fresno Bee

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 1:17am

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced a critically important endorsement from the Sacramento Bee and Fresno Bee editorial board , which wrote: "We encourage all skeptical voters to review the ballot arguments carefully before deciding.

Key Points: 
  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced a critically important endorsement from the Sacramento Bee and Fresno Bee editorial board , which wrote: "We encourage all skeptical voters to review the ballot arguments carefully before deciding.
  • The Sacramento Bee Editorial Board recommends a yes vote on Prop 24."
  • Below are excerpts from the piece:
    "Proposition 24, also known as the California Privacy Rights Act, would strengthen California's landmark digital privacy law."
  • " Prop 24 will require tech companies to refrain from sharing a consumer's data if it receives a request from the consumer.

15 Newspaper Editorials Oppose Prop 24

Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 12:42am

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Editorials in fifteen daily newspapers urge readers to vote no on Proposition 24, the deceptive "privacy" initiative on California's November ballot.

Key Points: 
  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Editorials in fifteen daily newspapers urge readers to vote no on Proposition 24, the deceptive "privacy" initiative on California's November ballot.
  • Another eight weekly news publications have written editorials opposing Prop 24, bringing the total of opposing editorials to 23.
  • 24 would allow companies to charge higher prices to consumers who choose to protect their privacy.
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Prop 24 is a Pay for Privacy Scheme, Experts Warn

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 12:23am

Sections 125(a)(2) & (3) (b) (1) (2) and (3) of Prop 24 authorize online businesses to charge more for privacy protection, and to provide inferior services to consumers who do not pay extra fees for privacy.

Key Points: 
  • Sections 125(a)(2) & (3) (b) (1) (2) and (3) of Prop 24 authorize online businesses to charge more for privacy protection, and to provide inferior services to consumers who do not pay extra fees for privacy.
  • League of Women Voters of California https://lwvc.org/vote/elections/ballot-recommendations/prop-24consumer-d...
    "CPRA [Prop 24] could have ensured that consumers can't be charged higher prices or discriminated against simply for exercising their privacy rights The CPRA [Prop 24] misses the mark on both counts."
  • Tracy Rosenberg, Media Alliance https://media-alliance.org/2020/09/prop-24-actually-pokes-holes-in-data-...
    "We urge voters to reject Proposition 24 It appears that Prop 24 would allow businesses to create new 'pay for privacy' schemes.
  • Voters should reject Prop 24 and tell big tech that privacy is not a luxury item for the wealthy," Richard Holober, Consumer Federation of California stated.

Cool Media Distributes Super Bowl Prop Bets and Odds Information

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 1:42pm

Cool Media, a public relations firm representing companies in the sports betting industry, today announced the release of more than 1,000 prop bets for Super Bowl LIV, which will take place Sunday, February 2.

Key Points: 
  • Cool Media, a public relations firm representing companies in the sports betting industry, today announced the release of more than 1,000 prop bets for Super Bowl LIV, which will take place Sunday, February 2.
  • Prop bet topics include the coin toss, national anthem, halftime show, commercials, celebrities, announcers and even President Trump.
  • Check out the full Super Bowl prop bet menu here: https://www.sportsbetting.ag/sportsbook/futures-and-props/super-bowl
    Super Bowl prop bets have become have become a water-cooler-chatter staple over the last few years, said SportsBetting.ag odds director Robert Cooper.
  • We think our offerings this year will generate a few laughs and high fives at Super Bowl parties across the country."

Monkey Knife Fight Recognized by American Gambling Awards

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 5:30pm

LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Monkey Knife Fight , North America's fastest-growing sports gaming platform, has been nominated as Fantasy Sports Operator of the Year in the inaugural American Gambling Awards.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Monkey Knife Fight , North America's fastest-growing sports gaming platform, has been nominated as Fantasy Sports Operator of the Year in the inaugural American Gambling Awards.
  • Monkey Knife Fight launched last fall with a dynamic slate of new daily sports prop contests for all NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, and PGA events.
  • "It is amazing to see the industry reaction to our prop platform so soon after the launch of Monkey Knife Fight.
  • With Monkey Knife Fight, fans avoid annoying salary caps, position quotas, and, best of all, having to play against the sharks that dominate traditional Daily Fantasy Sports sites.

Spotlighting Hollywood's Supporting Star: IMDb Explores The Zippo Lighter's Silver Screen Legacy Through The Lens Of Industry Veteran, Russell Bobbitt

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 1:00pm

For over 30 years, Marvel Entertainment's Head Prop Master Russell Bobbitt has worked out of the spotlight alongside industry stalwarts.

Key Points: 
  • For over 30 years, Marvel Entertainment's Head Prop Master Russell Bobbitt has worked out of the spotlight alongside industry stalwarts.
  • In the Walk of Flame video, Bobbitt takes film fans behind-the-scenes to a leading LA prop house with over 1,000,000 props in inventory.
  • Discussing his role, Bobbitt commented: "A prop is a way to create depth, and flesh out the character.
  • My role requires a keen eye for detail - everything an actor touches in a film has been scrupulously planned out.