GDPR and CCPA: Will there ever be a US federal privacy law?

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GDPR and CCPA: Will there ever be a US federal privacy law?

CEOs of tech giants including Apple and Facebook have called for a GDPR-like privacy legislation in the US. But is anybody listening?

All eyes are once again on data privacy and security as Equifax was this week ordered to pay up to $700 million in penalties for its mammoth 2017 breach which exposed the records of 147 million people. Many have noted that Equifax's censure comes not only from federal regulatory bodies such as the Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but also from 50 states that led the proceedings against the credit bureau. This is reflective of the current state of data privacy...

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