Government Surveillance

Consumer and Privacy Groups Submit Draft Data Protection Framework to Senate Commerce Committee

A dozen consumer and privacy organizations have submitted a draft data protection framework to the Senate Commerce Committee, outlining just some of the many issues that should be addressed to implement effective baseline privacy protections in the United States. The issues outlined include enacting baseline federal data protection legislation, limiting government access to personal data, establishing algorithmic transparency and ending discriminatory profiling, prohibiting “take it or leave it” and other unfair terms, ensuring robust enforcement, promoting privacy innovation, and establishing a data protection agency.

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