CDT’s President and CEO Nuala O’Connor’s statement before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, for the hearing “Consumer Data Privacy: Examining Lessons From the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act” on October 10, 2018.
NY Local Law No. 146 of 2018 will require online home-sharing services, like Airbnb and HomeAway, to regularly provide NYC with identifying data about hosts and their hosts’ homes, and information about the rental of those properties by third parties, and goes into effect February 2, 2019. We review the Fourth Amendment and SCA claims in the case.
Last week the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) published a Request for Comment (RFC) to solicit ideas on a federal privacy framework. All the right issues are on the table, but one big piece is missing: endorsing a legislative floor that prohibits exploitive and intrusive data collection and use. CDT will file comments recommending strong federal privacy legislation that creates a clear, targeted, and enforceable baseline in the U.S.