From Broadband Breakfast :
WASHINGTON, December 7, 2022 — The comprehensive privacy legislation currently stalled in Congress could provide a strong solution to growing privacy and cybersecurity threats, including significant concerns about TikTok’s data collection practices, according to panelists at a Broadband Breakfast event  Wednesday.
The American Data Privacy and Protection Act is a long-awaited bipartisan effort that garnered widespread support before being held back by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., due to its preemption provision. California officials have claimed that the ADPPA is weaker than the state’s existing privacy law…
Brandon Pugh, policy counsel at the R Street Institute, agreed that Congress will likely call for further investigation into the security concerns surrounding TikTok, although not necessarily impose a complete ban.
In the absence of a national standard, states are likely to continue creating a disparate patchwork of privacy laws, Pugh said…
Watch the chat below:
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- “Broadband Breakfast”: https://broadbandbreakfast.com/2022/12/as-states-take-action-against-tiktok-major-privacy-legislation-seems-unlikely/
- “Broadband Breakfast event”: https://broadbandbreakfast.com/2022/11/broadband-breakfast-on-december-7-2022-what-to-expect-from-congress-on-social-media-and-privacy-regulation/