State AGs Won't Stand Down In Face Of Federal Breach Law

Law360, New York (January 14, 2015, 9:32 PM EST) -- The White House's proposal this week to create a national data breach reporting standard would likely strip states of the ability to set their own rules, but attorneys general could keep the pressure on companies using the proposal's enforcement provisions or state laws that aren't preempted by the measure.

On Tuesday night, the White House released the complete text of the Personal Data Notification and Protection Act, a legislative proposal that President Barack Obama had previewed in a speech at the Federal Trade Commission a day earlier. Under the proposed measure, companies would be required to notify affected individuals within 30...

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