Congress needs to act quickly and appropriately on a national data privacy standard to ensure that American businesses and consumers are not harmed by a patchwork of state laws.
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.
- Sep 26, 2018
It’s not every day the U.S. Chamber of Commerce calls for regulation, but when it comes to data privacy, that is exactly what we are doing. We recognize the significant role technology and data play to improve people’s lives and opportunities, whether through autonomous transportation, connecting with a medical professional on a smartphone, or enterprise solutions fostered by artificial intelligence.