Saturday, February 16, 2019
The Equifax and Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandals, coupled with the proliferation of state privacy and security laws such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)—as well as proposed laws in Washington and Massachusetts—have increased demand for a comprehensive national privacy law. Last week, the Senate announced plans to hold hearings to discuss a proposed privacy law. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has just released its report recommending that Congress develop comprehensive privacy legislation to enhance consumer protections.
The GAO, a non-partisan government watchdog, commenced its investigation into the current state of privacy law at the request […] Read more