While the data protection law on the minds of most practitioners these days is the EU General Data Protection Regulation, it's certainly not the only game in town. In this Privacy Tracker post, Bloomberg Law Deputy Editorial Director Mark Smith, CIPP/C, CIPP/US, writes about the spate of new laws at the U.S. state level and those that may be on the way. "The U.S. domestic privacy regime offers a patchwork of requirements affecting businesses in every sector. Companies can be caught unaware when state laws addressing the same topic mandate different requirements," Smith writes. State data breach notification laws — of which there are now 50 — offer a clear example of this challenge. But a similar situation may be on the horizon with laws on credit freezes, broadband privacy and more.
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