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Senate Judiciary hearing reveals bipartisan appetite for data security in a national privacy law

March 12, 2019 |
Mariam Baksh
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Glimpses of a potential privacy protection law came into focus today at the Senate Judiciary Committee, where lawmakers claimed jurisdiction over data security components of a federal standard.

"To the Commerce Committee, I realize this is your primary jurisdiction...but we had a joint hearing for a reason,” Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said, opening a hearing to review privacy frameworks being implemented in Europe and California and referring to an April hearing where Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before both...


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