By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 6-23-22

Congress took another step June 23 in its years-long process of trying to come up with a bipartisan comprehensive federal data-privacy law, a measure both Democrats and Republicans have said is needed in an online world of ubiquitous movement and use of data.

That step came in a lengthy markup and subsequent “yes” vote on an initial version of the American Data Privacy and Protection Act in the House Energy & Commerce Committee’s Consumer Protection subcommittee. The vote approved what both sides signaled was an initial pass at a bill that needs more work.  » Read More