6 months US lawmakers kick off debate on over online privacy MB |Tech
By Agence France-Press US lawmakers opened a debate Tuesday over privacy legislation in the first step by Congress toward regulation addressing a series of troublesome data protection abuses by tech firms. Most companies have said they would accept new federal legislation in the wake of bombshell revelations about Facebook and other online platforms’ handling of users’ personal data (AFP/File/MANILA BULLETIN) Most companies have said they would accept new federal legislation in the wake of bombshell revelations about Facebook and other online platforms’ mishandling of users’ personal data. Lawmakers face several key choices, including whether to adopt the model in the ... more