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Pressure mounts for federal privacy law with second bill

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Pressure is gathering for a federal privacy law in the US with the introduction of a second bill that would protect consumer data. The Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act from Washington Senator Maria Cantwell not only outlines strict privacy and security rules, but also establishes a dedicated FTC office to enforce them. Cantwell also pointed out in her Bill announcement that it defines privacy as a right in federal law. How do you feel about this bill? Learn more:

India reportedly wants unrestricted access to non-personal data

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The Indian government is planning to gain unrestricted access to non-personal data of people in India, according to a report byTech2.Non-personal data is anonymized data which can’t be traced back to identify a person. For example, weather sensors without a specific location or e-Commerce data without personal identification. What are your thoughts on this initiative and its privacy implications? Learn more in a great The Next Web article: