Tim Cook's wish for U.S. privacy legislation might come true early next year

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Tim Cook's wish for U.S. privacy legislation might come true early next year

Earlier this month, Apple CEO Tim Cook told reporters that legislation to protect personal data online was inevitable. And now it appears that the executive was spot on with his prediction. Reuters writes today that there is talk on Capitol Hill about a bill that could be drafted early next year, allowing the U.S. government to obtain civil penalties from companies that misuse consumer data online, or allow such data to be stolen.

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