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Senate Democrats offer Consumer Privacy and Protection Act of 2015

Senate Democrats, led by Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Patrick Leahy of Vermont, introduced legislation on April 30, 2015 directed to online consumer privacy and data protection. The Consumer Privacy and Protection Act of 2015, one of multiple proposals before Congress this year, requires companies storing sensitive personal or financial information on 10,000 or more … Continue Reading

Connecticut AG forms new privacy and data security department

On March 13, 2015, the Connecticut Attorney General’s Office announced that it has created a privacy and data security department to focus on data breach and consumer privacy investigations and litigation. Attorney General George Jepsen said, When I took office in January 2011, it became immediately clear that data privacy and security were growing concerns … Continue Reading

Obama Administration Releases Draft of Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act

On February 27, President Barack Obama, following up on his public announcement that consumer privacy would be on his 2015 agenda, released the discussion draft of the consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act . The long-awaited bill requires companies to abide by Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs), which include: Transparency with consumers about data collection … Continue Reading
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