A bipartisan group of U.S. congressional lawmakers introduced the Promoting Digital Privacy Technologies Act, Nextgov reports. Reps. Haley Stevens, D-Mich., and Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio, and Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., and Deb Fischer, R-Neb., brought forth the bill, which would enhance support for data anonymization tools, algorithms and other privacy-enhancing technology. The bill calls on the National Institute of Standards and Technology to partner with public, private and academic entities to produce voluntary standards for incorporating privacy technology in federal and commercial applications.
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