For too long, Americans’ digital privacy has varied widely depending on the technologies and services we use, on the companies that provide those services, and on our capacity to navigate confusing notices and settings.

CDT has put forth a legislative discussion draft that sets reasonable limits on the use, collection, and sharing of personal information and provides individual rights to access, correct, delete, and port data. We hope this draft will inspire feedback and collaboration from all stakeholders and ultimately lead to a strong proposal that can garner broad support.

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Statement of Michelle Richardson: Examining Legislative Proposals to Protect Consumer Data Privacy

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CDT’s Comments to the CFPB on Tech Platforms’ Payment Data Practices

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Tech Talk: The Patriot Act Turns 20 — Talking Tech W/ Laura Murphy and Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold

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Report – Making Transparency Meaningful: A Framework for Policymakers

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New CDT Report Documents How Law Enforcement & Intel Agencies Are Evading the Law and Buying Your Data from Brokers

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Report – Legal Loopholes and Data for Dollars: How Law Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies Are Buying Your Data from Brokers

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