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Privacy Laws Are Only as Effective as the Companies Implementing Them

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Privacy is a hot topic for legislators all over the world.Democractic presidential candidates have privacy laws and regulations in their campaign platforms. Elizabeth Warren has introduced legislation that considers the idea of jail time for CEOs over privacy failures. Before he dropped out of the race, John Delaney proposed the U.S. adopt a law similar to the California Consumer Privacy Act, which gives greater agency to consumers when it comes to limiting companies collecting of their data. A recent poll from Morning Consult found that 79 percent of registered voters said Congress should pursue a bill to better protect the online data of consumers, while 65 percent called data privacy one of the biggest issues facing society. […] The law empowers California consumers to know when private companies collect, share or sell their data and to stop that sale if necessary. […] GDPR opens up a way of crooks to impersonate people and get their data from companies.A year after GDPR went into effect, researchers in the EU showed how it’s easy to access personal data from companies.


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