UW Privacy Office

September 25, 2020

US Senate hearing on federal privacy law touches on COVID-19, familiar roadblocks

Source: International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), September 24, 2020

US Senate hearing on federal privacy law touches on COVID-19, familiar roadblocks

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a hearing Wednesday (September 23, 2020) to discuss the need for a federal privacy law, but unlike a hearing last December, the discussion this time around had to take the COVID-19 pandemic into consideration.