UW Privacy Office

November 2, 2018

Prison time, hefty fines for data privacy violations: draft U.S. Senate bill

Source: Reuters, Nov. 1, 2018

Prison time, hefty fines for data privacy violations: draft U.S. Senate bill

A senior Democratic U.S. senator on Thursday unveiled draft legislation that would allow hefty fines and as much as 20-year prison terms for executives who violate privacy and cybersecurity standards.