Where is US privacy legislation in 2023 currently at?

26/07/2023 | IAPP

As we move through 2023, several federal privacy bills are vying for the attention of lawmakers in the United States. While there is little indication that the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA) will be reintroduced to Congress any time soon, other bills are currently under consideration. Federal privacy discussions are also being complicated this year by a number of other issues. Various new state privacy laws have been passed, as well as proposed legislation on artificial intelligence governance. Additionally, there are multiple efforts to reform US surveillance laws. Given all of these recent developments, it is important to take a closer look at the privacy-related legislation proposed in the current Congress to understand better where the federal privacy debate is heading.

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