California Law Bans Bots From Pretending to Be Human

Effective July 1, it will be illegal for bots interacting with California consumers to pretend they’re human if they’re trying to sell goods, services, or to ‘influence a vote in an election.’

Are you talking to a real person online or a bot? In California, bots will need to identify themselves thanks to a new bill just signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.

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