Witnesses from the private sector and civil society groups pushed for comprehensive federal legislation today at a Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee hearing on consumer data privacy.
The market for user data is a relatively new marketplace where individuals are affected by a company’s practices, but those individuals are not the company’s customers.
Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons warned against adopting a privacy framework similar to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on November 13.
The Free State Foundation hosted a policy seminar June 26 featuring Federal Trade Commissioner Noah Phillips and Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) to discuss potential new privacy regulation at all levels of government.
Our data is being collected and has been collected since the dawn of the internet.