Illinois Sheriff Pushes 'Right To Know' Data Selling Bill

Law360, Springfield (April 4, 2017, 8:32 PM EDT) -- Proposed legislation requiring websites and apps to notify Illinois consumers what data the companies may collect and to whom they sell the data was trimmed in the Illinois General Assembly Tuesday with an amendment that would only allow the Illinois attorney general and state's attorneys to sue companies for the information.

It's unclear if the amendment will be enough to quell concerns of opponents to the bill who took issue over a Private Right of Action clause in the proposal, which they said would open up...
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