The Federal Trade Commission's recent actions show its sustained willingness to exceed its authority in consumer protection matters.
Data can unlock innovation—in everything from manufacturing and medicine to public safety and financial services. Today’s economy relies on data, but a patchwork of data privacy laws introduced in more than 25 states is creating confusion for businesses of all sizes. The U.S. Chamber is urging Congress to pass a national data privacy law. This will protect all Americans equally, no matter where they live, providing a clear set of rules for all businesses, no matter where they operate.
Here's how the FTC is working to address several important technology issues, including data privacy, artificial intelligence, and ongoing process changes.
This Coalition letter was sent to Members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on data privacy.
Data Flows Are Essential to the U.S.-EU Economic Partnership
In September, President Biden nominated Alvaro Bedoya, privacy activist and head of Georgetown University’s Center on Privacy and Technology, to replace outgoing Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner Rohit Chopra.
This Hill letter was sent to Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection & Commerce on the hearing “Transforming the FTC: Legislation to Modernize Consumer Protection.”
Without a new Privacy Shield, U.S. businesses face the specter of data localization in Europe.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced the launch of a new State and Local Policy Initiative to work in coordination with state and local chamber partners on issues of national significance.
Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce applauded the introduction of the Information Transparency & Personal Data Control Act. This legislation, introduced by U.S. Representative Suzan DelBene (D-WA-01), would ensure that consumers are afforded meaningful transparency that enables them to direct how personal information is used, collected, and shared.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce applauds Representative Suzan DelBene's leadership in introducing the Information Transparency & Personal Data Control Act, and we support this important bill.