Will this Utah proposal quash lawsuits from victims of data breaches?
Art Raymond reports:
Should consumers have the right to sue a company that allows their personal information to be stolen by data thieves?
Under a proposal moving quietly through the 2021 Utah legislative session, the bar for filing such a lawsuit would be raised considerably in the event that a company has taken at least some measures to keep your data protected.
Rep. Walt Brooks, R-St. George, said his bill, HB80, uses a carrot in lieu of a stick to incentivize companies to build and maintain robust cyber protections for sensitive personal information they collect from customers.
Read more on Deseret News, and do read the bill to see what you think of it.