Trouble for new data breach bill?
Julian Hattem reports:
New draft legislation to protect people after their data may have been stolen is running into some quick opposition on Capitol Hill.
Mere hours after Reps. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) unveiled their Data Security and Breach Notification Act on Thursday, a pair of key House Democrats is calling it a non-starter.
“Data breaches can create serious harm to consumers and businesses alike, and this bill does not provide solutions,” Reps. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) and Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) said in a joint statement.
Read more on The Hill.
If you follow me on Twitter (@pogowasright), you’ll have seen my tweets last night pointing out some of the problems I immediately spotted with the bill.