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WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 23: Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee speaks during the hearing with TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill on March 23, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Revamped privacy bill sails through House subcommittee

Even as the legislation advanced through a key subcommittee, members from both parties raised concerns with the measure, indicating that it faces an uncertain road toward passage…
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Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, speaks alongside fellow Freedom Caucus members during a press conference. A bill sponsored by Davidson to limit law enforcement and intelligence agencies from purchasing personal data about Americans passed the House on April 17, 2024. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

House passes bill to limit personal data purchases by law enforcement, intelligence agencies

The bill’s passage was cheered by privacy advocates, but faces an uncertain future in the Senate and with the White House.
A bipartisan compromise bill on privacy in Congress would bring transparency to the data broker industry. Some experts believe that’s insufficient. (Image Credit: WLDavies via Getty Images)

Congressional privacy bill looks to rein in data brokers 

Experts say the American Privacy Rights Act is a good first step but that more can be done to protect consumers from the sale of their personal…
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