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State lawmakers move on consumer data protections following repeal of FCC rules

April 20, 2017 |
Ryan Prete
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Lawmakers in Washington and Minnesota are moving forward on proposals to require internet service providers protect consumer data in the wake of President Trump signing a repeal of similar rules approved by the Federal Communications Commissions under the Obama administration.

The Washington state House on Wednesday approved legislation that would require ISPs to notify customers of a data breach within 45 days, while in Minnesota the legislature has scheduled a conference committee meeting for April 24 to hash out differences...


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