States Fight Over How Our Data Is Tracked And Sold Online, As Congress Stalls

States Fight Over How Our Data Is Tracked And Sold Online, As Congress Stalls

California and Virginia are the only two states that have passed data privacy laws. Now more than 20 proposals in states nationwide are being debated, just as Congress dithers on the issue of data tracking.

New laws in California and Virginia represent vastly different approaches to how personal data is collected online and sold. Many other states are considering their own legislation.

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