John D. McKinnon and Ryan Tracy report:
Senate Republicans are prepared to support tough new protections for consumer data in hopes of salvaging efforts to adopt a national privacy law, Commerce Committee chairman Sen. Roger Wicker (R., Miss.) said Monday.
Of course, their version will preempt stronger state laws.
Read more on WSJ.
And if you didn’t see it before, you may wish to read Federal Privacy Law Would Override States Under Draft Plan (1) (Bloomberg, Nov. 29)