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Tech-sector critique underscores difficult path ahead for consumer data-breach bill

March 09, 2018 |
Charlie Mitchell
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Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) this week reiterated his call for “immediate” consumer notification of data breaches despite industry opposition, but a lengthy critique of his draft data security bill from the tech sector suggests other issues may pose more significant hurdles for the measure.

The Information Technology Industry Council at a legislative hearing Wednesday in the House Financial Services financial institutions and consumer credit subcommittee cited nine issues that it wants to see addressed in the draft bill by...


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