Federal Privacy Legislation Should Be Context-Sensitive

By Kirk Nahra and Lydia Lichlyter (February 27, 2020, 4:17 PM EST) -- Legislators in both houses of Congress are currently engaged in earnest and detailed discussions about the potential for passing comprehensive federal privacy legislation, which has never before existed in the United States.

Many of these proposals rely on the same framework that has become common in sectoral laws and international privacy regimes: provide consumers with notice of the business's data collection, use and sharing practices and give them choice about whether to consent to those practices.

This approach relies on a privacy notice made available by the relevant entity that describes how personal data is used and a consumer's ability to...

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