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July 31, 2018

Trump Privacy Pitch May See Public Input on Way to Congress

Bloomberg Law

According to administration officials, the White House is working with technology giants on a new online privacy proposal to possibly be open to public comment soon before being sent to Congress. In coverage in Privacy Law Watch, Global Cybersecurity & Privacy Policy and Regulatory Team Chair Norma Krayem remarked on the potential corporate impact that new privacy legislation would have.

In the wake of the European Union's sweeping General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the state of California's Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), Ms. Krayem says "‘it was only a matter of time before the U.S. started" updating such laws.

"For some sectors who are already heavily regulated, these principles will 'sit on top of' what they have already," Ms. Krayem told Bloomberg Law. "For others who are not regulated at all in the U.S., this will be a first."

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Reproduced with permission. Published July 31, 2018. Copyright 2018 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033)

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