Federal Data Privacy Law

Is a U.S. federal privacy law in our future?

Combining the privacy protections included in three previously independent bills — the U.S. Consumer Data Protection Act, Filter Bubble Transparency Act and Deceptive Experiences To Online Users Reduction Act — Senate Republicans’ SAFE DATA Act  provides some of the strongest privacy protections to date, writes Müge

Will the Coronavirus pandemic provide the push needed for a U.S. Federal Privacy law?

“The leaders of the House subcommittee responsible for drafting Federal privacy legislation agree about the need to resume working together in order to pass a national standard, while the panel’s top Republican called for clarity on liability protections.”

“Although the pandemic

“Though it’s hard to predict what will happen with regard to a federal privacy bill in 2020, the reality is that the CCPA is here and other states will surely follow,” writes Jedidiah Bracy of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

“In addition to driving policy talks in the nation’s capital, the CCPA may also

Prep for CCPA now, enjoy compliance later.

The Future of Privacy Forum’s Stacey Gray and Polly Sanderson’s comparison of two federal privacy bills shows that steps businesses are taking to comply with the CCPA will serve them well if a federal law is passed:

  • Revise your privacy notice; draft by category: Both bills require detailed

Beware the federal privacy bill.

“Although there are key differences, the two [federal privacy] bills also have important similarities:

  •  a set of individual rights combined with boundaries on how businesses collect, use, and share information.
  • individual rights including access, correction, deletion and portability for personal information, along with rights to give “affirmative express consent” before

“The chief executive officers (CEOs) of 51 tech companies have signed and sent an open letter to Congressional leaders today, asking for a federal law on user data privacy to supersede the rising number of privacy laws that are cropping up at the state level.”

“The 51 CEOs would like one law that governs all