Senators Introduce Pennsylvania Data Privacy Measure

Two Pennsylvania legislators this week proposed a law to protect consumers’ data from merchants who collect such information.

Authored by Senators Maria Collett (D-North Wales) and Lisa Boscola (D-Bethlehem), the bill would ensure Pennsylvania consumers are informed about what personal information businesses collect. The policy would also require disclosure of any entities to whom the data is being sold and allow customers to decline to have any of their information trafficked or utilized for profit. Selling the data of consumers under the age of 16 would be prohibited outright.

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel Launches Holiday Consumer Protection Campaign

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel on Wednesday announced her office is launching a holiday consumer protection campaign.

The goal of the initiative is to protect consumer’s information while shopping in person or online throughout the holiday season.

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