Chamber of Commerce Advocates for National Privacy Standard by Ben Brody

Extract from Ben Brody’s article “Chamber Proposes Curbs on Consumer Lawsuits Over Data Privacy”

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday released a set of policy positions on internet privacy, including a proposal that companies be shielded from lawsuits if they violate laws governing how they collect and use data on their customers.

The legislative blueprint from a powerful business lobby allied with Republican lawmakers will serve as an opening gambit as Congress, the White House and the tech industry prepare a push for privacy legislation that could affect the workings of the whole digital economy.

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