Data: The White House Posts Discussion Draft of Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act
From The Hill:
The proposal, known as the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act, would require companies to provide clear notice of how they use data, ensure data isn’t reused in other contexts and give consumers a method to have their data deleted.
Under the bill, industries could develop codes of conduct to government data use that the Federal Trade Commission would have to approve.
The administration said Friday that its offering “applies common-sense protections to personal data collected online or offline regardless of how data is shared.”
The draft has already generated some discontent in the privacy community.
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See Also: President Obama Proposes Legislation to Enhance Student and Consumer Privacy (January 12, 2015)
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