Sens. John Kennedy, R-La., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., have introduced the Social Media Privacy Protection and Consumer Rights Act, The Hill reports. The bill will allow users to opt out of having their data collected, make websites produce terms of services that are easily understandable, and allow users to request companies to delete their data. The bill comes after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony on Capitol Hill. “I don’t want to hurt Facebook, and I don’t want to regulate them half to death, either,” Kennedy said in a statement. “But I have a job to do, and that’s protecting the rights and privacy of our citizens.” Meanwhile, an op-ed from Politico discusses why it may be time for a “privacy label” on the internet.
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