Bill would require language no “greater than 8th grade”

Jacob Gershman:

A California lawmaker is proposing a bill that would require online privacy policies to be short and clearly written.
A measure introduced this week would impose a 100-word limit on privacy policies — a bit shorter than this post – and require that they be written in “clear and concise language” at “no greater than an 8th grade reading level.”
“The problem being, number one, these documents are very lengthy; number two, they contain a lot of technical terminologies people do not understand,” the bill’s sponsor, freshman Assemblyman Ed Chau (pictured) told CBS Sacramento.