Some in Congress are renewing calls for strict federal privacy protections.

“We need a privacy bill of rights, a set of protections that is no less stringent than the people of California enjoy, no less protected than the people of Europe have,” says Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)

Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) also cited both the California law and the GDPR implementation to say it was clear the U.S. needed a federal consumer data privacy law “that provides clarity in an increasingly complex regulatory environment.”

Moran has been working with Blumenthal, full committee chair Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and others on the Commerce Committee in an effort to identify responsible federal privacy standards that “provide clear and effective protections for consumers while also aiming to provide some regulatory certainty to businesses…”

Details from Multichannel News.