A federal privacy bill draft may arrive early next year, which could pave the way for a US version of the European Union's strict General Data Protection Regulation rules. Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal is working with Republican Jerry Moran (who is chairman of the consumer protection, product safety, insurance and data security subcommittee) on a bipartisan privacy bill and expressed hope the draft will be ready soon, according to Reuters.
Tim Cook’s Expected Privacy Bill May See Light of Day in 2019
You might remember Tim Cook expecting tech giants to be subjected to regulation through some sort of privacy bill. Reuters reported that a privacy bill is indeed in the works, and that it might see daylight in early 2019, while AppleInsider noted this might be what Mr. Cook was expecting. Of course, this is the world of politics, so who knows what final shape