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NTIA Seeks Comment on New, Outcome-Based Privacy Approach

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issued a Request for Comments (RFC) on a new consumer privacy approach that is designed to focus on outcomes instead of prescriptive mandates. The RFC presents an important opportunity for organizations to provide legal and policy input to the administration, and comments are due October 26.The RFC notes that there is a fragmented approach to privacy, both in the U.S. and worldwide, as a “growing number of foreign countries, and some U.S. states, have articulated distinct visions for

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California Consumer Privacy Act: The Challenge Ahead – Key Terms in the CCPA

This is the second installment in Hogan Lovells’ series on the California Consumer Privacy Act. Words matter. Nowhere is this truer than in legislation, where word choices—often the product of long debate and imperfect compromise—determine the scope and impact of a law. Legislative history can speak volumes about those word choices, and the unique legislative history of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) only highlights the importance of understanding the terms used in the act.