Two Illinois legislators are proposing a bill that would require smart devices to disclose how customer information is shared, the Chicago Sun Times reports. Proposed by State Rep. Ann Williams, D-Chicago, and State Sen. Cristina Castro, D-Elgin, the Protecting Household Privacy Act would require all third parties receiving personal data be named on a company’s website. Law enforcement would also need a court order to access household data. Meanwhile, Washington Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-Pierce County, is proposing legislation to protect voter privacy in presidential primaries.
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