By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 3-10-21

Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.) has introduced the Information Transparency and Personal Data Control Act, which would create a federal data privacy law enforced by the Federal Trade Commission.

DelBene said a patchwork of different state laws only leads to confusion and that a national standard is necessary to create a uniform set of rights, something various legislators have been trying to do for years.

The FCC, under former Democratic chairman Tom Wheeler, passed privacy rules but Republicans in Congress nullified them.  » Read More