House Hearing on Federal Privacy Law Takes Aim at GDPR, CCPA
The House Consumer Protection and Commerce subcommittee agreed on the need for a new federal privacy law. But it was an open question how closely that law would follow what has already been done in California or in the EU.
A U.S. House of Representatives hearing on consumer privacy largely dismissed the E.U.’s General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act as the basis for future federal privacy legislation. But there was consensus that the status quo is unsustainable, with some arguing that the nationwide adoption of certain GDPR and CCPA principles is necessary in the U.S.
This premium content is reserved for
Legal Week Subscribers.
A PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION PROVIDES:
- Trusted insight, news and analysis from the UK and across the globe
- Connections to senior business lawyers within the leading law firms and legal departments
- Unique access to ALM's unrivalled, market-leading reporting in the US and Asia and cutting-edge research, including Legal Week's UK Top 50 and Global 100 rankings
- The Legal Week Daily News Alert, Editor's Highlights, and Breaking News digital newsletters and more, plus a choice of over 70 ALM newsletters
- Optimized access on all of your devices: desktop, tablet and mobile
- Complete access to the site's full archive of more than 56,000 articles
Already have an account? Sign In Now
For enterprise-wide or corporate enquiries, please contact Paul Reeves on Preeves@alm.com or call on +44 (0) 203 875 0651