Fla. Privacy Bill Would Be Compliance 'Disaster,' Group Says

By Allison Grande (April 26, 2021, 10:21 PM EDT) -- An internet trade group that counts Google, Facebook and Amazon among its members is urging Florida lawmakers to refrain from enacting a consumer privacy bill that would give consumers more control over their personal data and could open the door to a flood of new lawsuits, arguing that the measure would be "disastrous" for both businesses and consumers. 

The Florida House of Representatives last week overwhelmingly passed HB 969, which would give state residents the right to access, delete and stop the sale of their personal information while allowing them to sue businesses that violate these provisions. The measure now moves...

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