UW Privacy Office

September 11, 2019

EPIC Report Finds Privacy Bills in Congress Lacking Basic Elements

Source: EPIC (Electronic Privacy Information Center) September 9, 2019

EPIC Report Finds Privacy Bills in Congress Lacking Basic Elements

EPIC has released a detailed analysis of the privacy bills in Congress.  Entitled “Grading on a Curve: Privacy Legislation in the 116th Congress” — it reviews recent developments, sets out a model bill, and assesses pending legislation. The EPIC Report finds that many of the bills in Congress lack the basic elements of a privacy law, such as an opportunity for individuals to enforce their rights.