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House members move to catch up with Senate on IoT security, privacy legislation

February 07, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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Reps. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and Peter Welch (D-VT) have introduced legislation creating a working group to develop recommendations and a report on a national Internet of Things strategy that addresses both security and privacy, offering a companion bill to a measure that passed the Senate Commerce Committee in January.

Paulsen and Welch have introduced their own version of the Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things “DIGIT” Act, drawing from language included in the Senate measure sponsored by...

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