U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., John Thune, R-S.D., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Deb Fischer, R-Neb., introduced a new proposed federal privacy law. The bill gives citizens a new set of data rights and prohibits businesses from processing and sharing data without consent and includes a data protection officer provision. According to Bloomberg, the proposed law would preempt state privacy laws, with the exception of data breach cases, and does not include a private right of action.
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