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Alaska Governor Introduces Consumer Data Privacy Legislation (1)

April 1, 2021, 4:50 PM; Updated: April 1, 2021, 6:43 PM

Alaska is the latest state to join the consumer data privacy race after Gov. Mike Dunleavy (R) introduced bills in both state legislative chambers.

Senate Bill 116 and House Bill 159—each dubbed the Consumer Data Privacy Act—were introduced Wednesday. The bills would give individuals the right to know what personal information is being collected about them and request its deletion.

If enacted, the legislation would also let consumers opt out of the sale of their personal information and learn whether their information has been sold or disclosed to third parties.

Alaskans deserve privacy protections, including from some of the ...

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