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May 19, 2024

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Cantwell-Rodgers privacy bill would eliminate controversial FTC rulemaking on ‘commercial surveillance’

By Jacob Livesay / April 9, 2024

A new “comprehensive” data privacy bill from Senate Commerce Chair Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and House Energy and Commerce Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) would terminate a Federal Trade Commission rulemaking on commercial surveillance and data privacy that generated significant criticism from the private sector in 2022.

Cantwell and Rodgers unveiled a bipartisan privacy bill on April 7 to establish consumer privacy rights and require data minimization. The bill would enforce private sector adherence to data security standards and establish...

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