State lawmakers have reintroduced the Washington Privacy Act, MediaPost reports. State Sen. Reuven Carlyle, D-Wash., said conversations have taken place with consumer privacy groups and tech companies since the previous iteration of the bill stalled in the House of Representatives last year, adding there is now "overwhelming consensus" on certain aspects of the law. "We have a right to access that data. We should have the right to delete that data ... And we should have the right to opt out from targeted ads, the sale of our data, and profiling," Carlyle said. Future of Privacy Forum CEO Jules Polonetsky, CIPP/US, called the proposed law "the most comprehensive state privacy legislation proposed to date."
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