Sens. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, have sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross stating they wish to be involved in the potential creations of a federal privacy law, Multichannel News reports. "Congress should be central to privacy blueprints. Any proposal that satisfies both the needs of American consumers and the internet economy would require Congressional action to make it an enforceable nationwide standard," the letter states. Meanwhile, Reps. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., and Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., have proposed a bill requiring online services to receive consumer opt-in before collecting and using data.
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