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SEP 17, 2020 | US

Key Republicans Release Privacy Bill Focused on Transparency

Bloomberg Government, September 17, 2020

By Rebecca Kern

Senate Republicans introduced long-awaited privacy legislation that would require businesses to be more transparent in consumer data collection and allow courts to grant injunctive relief in cases of privacy violations.

Though passage is a long shot this year, the introduction of the bill and next week’s hearing set the stage for a privacy push in 2021, according to the vice president of legislative strategy at BSA | The Software Alliance. The group’s members include Microsoft, International Business Machines Corp. and other software firms.

“Obviously they’re not going to pass a bill into law, but they’ve made some important progress this Congress and this year,” Craig Albright said in an interview. “This will help collect the gains that they’ve made.”

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Com sede em Washington, DC e operações em mais de 30 países, a BSA promove programas de conformidade que promovem o uso legal de software e defendem políticas públicas que promovem a inovação tecnológica e o crescimento da economia digital.

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