Mind your own business! CEOs who misuse data could end up in jail

    Date21 Oct 2019
    CategoryGovernment
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
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    CEOs who lie about misusing consumers’ data could face up to 20 years in jail under a new piece of US legislation proposed last week. What are your thoughts on this? Learn more about this bill and its potential implications:

    The Mind Your Own Business Act, authored by Senator Ron Wyden, would jail top executives for 20 years if their companies were found lying about misusing citizens’ information.

    The legislation follows a draft version known as the Consumer Data Protection Act, released for consultation on 1 November 2018.

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