Roll Call: Advocates, industry push data privacy bill in lame-duck session

November 22, 2022

The federal measure would prohibit tech companies from using data that discriminates against people on the basis of race, religion, sex, disability or national origin, whereas the California measure is silent on that aspect of data use, according to a comparison by the Electronic Privacy Information Center. That silence has led some advocates to see the federal legislation as tougher in some ways.

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