Principles for Privacy Legislation

Thirty-four civil rights, consumer, and privacy organizations have united to release this set of privacy legislation principles. The privacy principles outline four concepts that any meaningful data protection legislation should incorporate at a minimum:

  1. Privacy protections must be strong, meaningful, and comprehensive.
  2. Data practices must protect civil rights, prevent unlawful discrimination, and advance equal opportunity.
  3. Governments at all levels should play a role in protecting and enforcing privacy rights.
  4. Legislation should provide redress for privacy violations.

H/T InfoDocket.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.