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Connected World: The Case for a Uniform Privacy Law

October 17, 2018

In this bylined article, special counsel Scott Pink discusses the need for greater uniformity following enactment of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CaCPA).

“Critics have claimed that the CaCPA creates a threat to the Internet economy and consumers’ access to digital-based information and services by placing onerous obligations on ecommerce providers. If other states follow suit, it could create a patchwork quilt of privacy obligations,” he writes.

Instead, Pink argues on behalf of a federal privacy law that would eliminate certain inconsistencies and create a “uniform approach” that “properly balances individual privacy rights against the needs of the digital economy.”

Read the full article here.