Cristiano M. Lima reports:
As the Senate Commerce panel prepares to bring in tech and telecom officials for a hearing next week on consumer privacy, Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) has suggested Congress should legislate. That would be welcome to many tech and telecom heavyweights wary of a patchwork of state privacy rules (like those recently passed in California) that could be more onerous to deal with than a single federal framework. Thune told Ashley this week, “We’re trying to take some of the best ideas out there” and “incorporate them into a legislative package.”
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