Cathy McMorris Rodgers

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…
Ranking member Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., (L) speaks as Committee Chairman Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., looks on during a hearing before Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Congress reaches compromise on draft privacy legislation

The newly proposed federal privacy framework comes with protections for biometric data and against discrimination.