January 18, 2022

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.

Read the Complete Article

Direct to Draft Document (24 pages; PDF) (Also Embedded Below)

See Also: President Obama Proposes Legislation to Enhance Student and Consumer Privacy (January 12, 2015)

Administration Discussion Draft: Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.