You've seen the news: Numerous lawmakers and organizations have offered proposals or recommendations regarding a new U.S. federal data privacy law. But where is there consensus? What will be the biggest points of contention as a potential final text emerges? To shine more light on specific provisions being debated and their likelihood of coming to fruition, IAPP Senior Westin Research Fellow Müge Fazlioglu, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, undertook a study of the most recent bills introduced in Congress, as well as a selection of recommendations made in comments submitted to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, and identified several areas of broad agreement, as well as pointed disagreement regarding the nature, shape and scope of a potential U.S. federal data privacy law, with handy charts.
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