December 7, 2019
Cantwell unveils privacy bill as Senate Commerce prepares for pivotal hearing
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Commerce Committee, has introduced consumer privacy legislation as Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) prepares for a Dec. 4 hearing where privacy advocates and former regulators will likely square off over protecting personal information in an increasingly digital economy.
“In the growing online world, consumers deserve two things: privacy rights and a strong law to enforce them,” said Cantwell in a statement announcing her bill on Tuesday. “They should be like your...