Privacy Advisor

Inching toward consensus: A roundup of U.S. privacy legislation

The prospects for major new privacy regulation emerging from the U.S. Congress during the remainder of the current session continue to be elusive. In spite of privacy’s status as the rare bipartisan issue, its span across multiple committee jurisdictions and agencies; lack of any national emergency, and absence of a concerted interest group pose significant obstacles to any broad-based privacy bill.

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