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Why Privacy Legislation Is Hot Now

The time may well be ripe for a bill that provides basic privacy protections more generally, writes Peter Swire.

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  • Peter Swire

More than at any time in the past decade, privacy hearings and proposed legislation are spreading across Capitol Hill. Until now, you could always make money betting against a privacy law passing in Congress. Today, many experts are saying that momentum is building for major legislation, although the shape of that legislation is still unclear.

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Peter Swire

Senior Fellow