The Economic Standard: State Adds Further Complexity to the Privacy Hodgepodge

This week, lawmakers in Olympia, WA will, for the fourth time, attempt to pass a comprehensive data protection bill styled of the 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The proposed Washington Foundational Data Privacy Act (WFDPA) seeking to provide 7.7 million Washingtonians with greater data privacy rights, fails to strike an important balance between consumers’ […]

What Should a Federal Data Standard Look Like?

As Congress wraps up for the 2021 legislative year, attention is beginning to turn to next year’s priorities. One issue that seems likely to dominate lawmakers’ time next session will be the issue of data privacy and cybersecurity and the possible creation of a federal data protection standard. The issue currently enjoys broad bipartisan support, […]