A Law to Protect Online Privacy

  • December 18, 2018
    • Michael Beckerman

Originally Appeared: The New York Times on December 14, 2018

To the Editor:

Re “Your Apps Know Where You’ve Been, and Can’t Keep a Secret” (front page, Dec. 10):

The internet industry believes that we need a modern American approach to privacy that empowers users and gives them more meaningful control over their data.

We support a federal privacy law that provides people the ability to access, correct, delete and download their data. Moreover, as the article points out, different approaches can leave consumers confused. A nationwide standard is needed to avoid a patchwork of state rules that will leave consumers less protected.

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