Bill Proposes Prison For Tech Execs' Data Privacy Lies

Law360 (November 1, 2018, 10:26 PM EDT) -- A U.S. senator released a draft bill Thursday that would require tech executives to show that they're in compliance with privacy and data security regulations and proposes sending those executives to prison if they lie in their annual compliance reports.

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., put out the discussion draft of his bill to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to require greater protections by entities that use, store or share personal information.

The Consumer Data Protection Act would establish minimum privacy and cybersecurity standards and create a do-not-track system that lets users stop third-party companies from tracking them on the web....

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