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Connecticut Likely to Be Fifth State with Consumer Privacy Bill

April 28, 2022, 9:59 PM

Connecticut is on track to become the fifth U.S. state with comprehensive consumer privacy legislation after both chambers of the General Assembly approved a bill that would give people the right to opt out of the processing and sale of their personal data and to ask that it be deleted.

Senate Bill 6, approved 144-5 on April 28 by the Connecticut House of Representatives, would require companies to limit the collection of personal data to that which is “adequate, relevant, and reasonably necessary.” The Connecticut Senate greenlit the bill April 20.

The measure would become law if signed by Gov. ...

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