Jeff Kosseff writes:
When Republicans take over the Senate in January, new leaders will control key committees that oversee privacy and data security issues, and their priorities will differ significantly from those of their predecessors. Privacy issues, however, generally tend not to break neatly along party lines and there will remain bipartisan support – and bipartisan opposition – to most initiatives.
But you shouldn’t expect an immediate sea-change in privacy laws, leaders of Covington’s privacy and data security practice said on a post-election conference call on Monday.
Read more on Covington & Burling InsidePrivacy.