This post is the first in an ongoing series on federal preemption and enforcement in United States federal privacy legislation. As federal lawmakers consider proposals for a federal baseline privacy law in the United States, one of the most complex challenges is federal preemption, or the extent to which a federal law should nullify the […]
Together with Senator Cantwell (D-WA)’s bill, the Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act, Senator Wicker’s Discussion Draft represents a significant movement toward bipartisan negotiations in the Senate. But how do the two bills, one from leading Democrats, and one from the Republican Chairman, compare to each other? We find them to be closer together on most issues than they are apart: a promising sign for bipartisan negotiation.