UW Privacy Office

February 1, 2022

Washington Lawmakers Throw a Bunch of Data Privacy Bills at the Wall to See What Sticks

Source: the Stranger, January 25, 2022
Article: Washington Lawmakers Throw a Bunch of Data Privacy Bills at the Wall to See What Sticks

Summary: For the last three years, lawmakers in Olympia have thrown around ideas to protect Washingtonians from the dangers and indignities of all this online corporate surveillance. In general, the Senate has favored industry-friendly legislation designed to give some people some control over some data while shielding tech companies from lawsuits.