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Florida Privacy Bill Upping Consumers’ Power to Sue Passes House

April 21, 2021, 8:10 PM

A consumer privacy bill with an expansive private right of action passed the Florida House of Representatives on Wednesday with near unanimous approval.

Florida House Bill 969, which passed 118-1, would give consumers the right to opt out of the sale of their personal information and the right to ask that data be deleted or corrected.

The measure would also allow consumers to sue for privacy violations in a much wider set of circumstances than those allowed under privacy statutes passed in California.

“The House version would be the most aggressive privacy law in the U.S.,” said Al Saikali, ...

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