Spectrum News: Maine privacy bill draws support from youth group and opposition from Big Tech 

October 17, 2023

An Act to Create the Data Privacy and Protection Act would put the burden on businesses to gather only data that’s relevant to the product they are offering. 

For example, a grocery store could collect data on products purchased by a consumer as part of their marketing efforts, but they wouldn’t be able to sell that data to other companies, said Caitriona Fitzgerald, deputy director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. 

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