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Privacy for America coalition calls for federal data privacy law

24 November, 2019: The Insights Association reports that “Leading data associations called for Congress to advance “a legislative framework that does not put the onus on consumers to sort through myriad onerous privacy notices in an effort to protect their privacy,” instead establishing “consumer protections nationwide for the first time, backed by a strong federal regulator while preserving state enforcement authority.” It is time, the coalition said, “for Congress to step in to adopt a new comprehensive data privacy law that protects consumers and establishes clear, enforceable standards that apply to all consumers and businesses nationwide.”

This call comes as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the nation’s first statewide data privacy laws, comes into effect in January 2020.

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