FTC Urged by Democrats to Adopt Consumer Privacy Safeguards

Sept. 20, 2021, 5:25 PM

Nine Democratic senators are urging the FTC to advance a rulemaking process to strengthen consumer privacy and create guardrails for the collection of personal data.

  • The senators say a national standard for data privacy will safeguard cybersecurity and protect civil rights, according to a copy of the letter to the FTC provided by Senator Richard Blumenthal’s office
  • NOTE: FTC Warns Health App Makers to Protect Privacy of Personal Data
  • NOTE: Biden Nominates Georgetown Privacy Law Professor Bedoya to FTC

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