Daily News

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

March 12, 2019 |
Mariam Baksh
Bookmark and Share

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...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting as the coming Democrat-controlled House takes on cybersecurity policy under the Trump administration.

Log in to access this content.