Utah’s House Transportation Committee voted to hold a proposed bill to give differing sides time to reach a compromise that protects both privacy and research, The Salt Lake Tribune reports. Privacy advocates are proposing House Bill 183, which would inform and allow drivers to opt out when University of Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute collects personal data from the state’s Driver License Division. Researchers said that could damage its Utah Population Database, which has aided in key discoveries. Meanwhile, school districts and educational technology vendors in New York must comply with updated privacy and security regulations in state law.
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