Unpacking the American Data Privacy and Protection Act

09/06/2022 | IAPP

Members of the US Senate and House of Representatives have released the comprehensive, bipartisan American Data Privacy and Protection Act. Despite novel approaches to issues such as the private right of action for privacy violations and to the extent federal laws can preempt state laws, disagreement on these points remains and will be critical if the proposed legislation has any chance of being passed by Congress. 

In this article, the IAPP explores the scope of the draft bill's application to examine which organisations will be expected to comply and how obligations under the draft differ based on the organisation's size and function. Meanwhile, an article in Gizmodo highlights the draft bill is not without loopholes.

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