Mar 292019
 
 March 29, 2019  Posted by  Laws, U.S.

Benjamin Freed reports:

With the odds of the federal government passing a data protection law dim, more state governments around the country are considering their own measures aimed at protecting their residents’ internet privacy. But such a decentralized push for internet users’ rights will result in a soup of regulations that vary from state to state, a data-privacy researcher told StateScoop.

Andrea Little-Limbago, the chief social scientist at Virtru, a Washington, D.C.-based encryption company, said Wednesday states are forging ahead on their own data-protection legislation anyway as the public becomes increasingly vocal about internet privacy.

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