Adweek reports Vermont's data broker legislation is performing well from the perspective of the Office of the Vermont Attorney General. Vermont has 143 brokers on its registry, including Acxiom and Oracle, and Vermont Assistant Attorney General Ryan Kriger, CIPP/US, said the law has helped organizations develop new privacy principles and policies, which includes deploying opt-out clauses. Common Sense Media Director of Multistate Policy Joseph Jerome Joseph Jerome, CIPP/US, described the law as a "basic transparency measure" but one that "should be applauded for bringing this (data broker) industry into the light." (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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