A coalition of CEOs has asked Congress for a federal U.S. privacy law, ZDNet reports. Executives from Amazon, Visa, Mastercard, JP Morgan Chase, Walmart, Dell and IBM were among the 51 CEOs to sign the open letter sent to Capitol Hill. The letter was sent on behalf of Business Roundtable. The group, which is made up of CEOs from large U.S. companies, also sent a “Framework for Consumer Privacy Legislation” with the letter. “Consumer trust and confidence are essential to our businesses. We are committed to protecting consumer privacy and want consumers to have confidence that companies treat their personal information responsibly,” the letter states.
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