California Consumer Privacy Act

U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts has introduced the “Algorithmic Justice and Online Platform Transparency Act.”

If signed into law, the bill will impose several new requirements on online
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North Dakota, Utah, Washington State. .. all three have recently introduced new pieces of data privacy legislation.

UTAH

Utah State Rep. Walt Brooks, has introduced House Bill 80, which creates an “affirmative defense” for companies in lawsuits over data breaches, provided they can prove that they maintain up-to-date data security.

“It doesn’t give them immunity and it doesn’t release them from liability especially if they’re negligent,” said Brooks.

Another bill introduced in the legislature regulates the state’s use of facial recognition technology.

House Majority Leader Francis Gibson, has introduced House Bill 243, which creates a statewide “privacy officer” to look at how state and local governments use some tech and whether or not people’s personal information is protected.

Details from Fox 13 in Salt Lake City

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Lawmakers in Oklahoma have introduced a new privacy bill.

The state’s new privacy bill imposes a duty of posting a detailed data privacy disclosure for the collection of personal information
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