California law could be Congress’ model for data privacy. Or it could be erased

"There is widespread consensus that California lawmakers’ passage last year of a data privacy law, paired with a similar measure enacted by the European Union, has strongly motivated members of Congress to create a federal privacy protection regime. And the fall from grace of some of Silicon Valley’s biggest firms after scandals including the misuse of social media during the 2016 election has given advocates and lawmakers cover to take on tech giants." To read more: Click here