Gardner Introduces Consumer Privacy Protection Bill
Senator Cory Gardner, a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, introduced legislation this week to require that technology companies who manufacture Internet-connected devices disclose to consumers whether those devices contain any microphones or cameras.
Court upholds net neutrality repeal, with some caveats
A federal appeals court upheld Tuesday the government’s repeal of strict regulations for the companies that connect consumers to the internet. But the court also said the Federal Communications Commission had overstepped by broadly stopping state and local governments from writing their own rules.
California initiative pushes an even stronger privacy law Real estate developer Alastair Mactaggart and his organization Californians for Consumer Privacy, which led the drive for a state law in 2018, last week introduced a new privacy-focused ballot initiative for 2020 that would bolster the requirements of the state's current law.