Category Archives: ADPPA (American Data Privacy and Protection Act)

Rights groups: Kids’ online safety bill could put vulnerable teens at risk

More than 90 human and internet rights groups expressed their opposition to children’s privacy legislation that members of the Senate are reportedly trying to pass during the final, lame-duck weeks of the current Congress. The groups argue in a letter released Monday that the Kids Online Safety Act’s vague definition for protecting minors could be […]

Privacy bill strips FCC oversight of telecom data abuse, worrying consumer advocates

Sweeping federal privacy legislation meant to crack down on big tech could inadvertently give telecoms a free pass to mishandle consumer data, privacy advocates warn. Under the American Data Privacy Protection Act, the Federal Communications Commission would no longer have the authority to enforce its privacy regulations for common carriers such as AT&T and Verizon […]

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