Senate Commerce Republications Introduce Comprehensive Privacy Bill

In September, four senators introduced the Setting an American Framework to Ensure Data Access, Transparency, and Accountability (SAFE DATA) Act, which marks an official introduction of an update of Senator Roger Wicker’s draft United States Consumer Data Privacy Act of 2019. There are a few notable changes and additions, including the inclusion of language from Senator John Thune’s Filter Bubble Transparency Act and Senator Deb Fischer and Senator Mark Warner’s Deceptive Experiences to Online Users Reduction (DETOUR) Act. Other updates are related to changes to definitions for “de-identified data,” “large data holder,” “sensitive data” and “precise geolocation information,” among others.


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