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Fighting private right-of-action dominates U.S. Chamber event on data privacy and security

Jul 16, 2019 - Inside Cyber Security

July 12, 2019 | Mariam Baksh The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will continue lobbying for federal privacy legislation in the hopes it will foil a wave of litigation it sees on the horizon as laws take effect in states like California that give individual citizens a private right of action to enforce their data rights in court, CEO Tom Donohue said Thursday.

"Any business that wants to compete and grow, must effectively and responsibly use data," Donohue said at a day-long event the group held ...