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US Shouldn’t Follow the European Union’s Confusing Data Privacy Model

While myriad attempts to pass federal privacy legislation have all fizzled out in recent years, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Senate Commerce Committee Chairwoman Maria Cantwell (D-WA) recently introduced the American Privacy Rights Act of 2024 as a compromise approach that could pass both chambers.

But before it does, it’s worth considering whether the United States really wants to follow the European privacy model, which has led to much confusion and consumer harm.

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