The Electronic Frontier Foundation is among five groups urging Gov. Ralph Northam, D-Va., to either veto or motion for a reenactment clause on Senate Bill 1392, the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act. As the bill awaits Northam's signature, the EFF, Virginia Citizens Consumer Council, Consumer Federation of America, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse and U.S. Public Interest Research Groups contend the CDPA's "fundamental problems" are "too big to be fixed after the fact." The groups allege state lawmakers had heavy influence from Big Tech companies and limited consultation with consumer advocates.
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