February 14, 2020

ICYMI: Gillibrand Announces Landmark Legislation To Create A Data Protection Agency

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Washington, DC – In case you missed it, yesterday Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced landmark legislation to combat the growing data privacy crisis in America and bolster protection of Americans’ data. The Data Protection Act would create an independent federal agency, the Data Protection Agency (DPA), which would protect Americans’ data, safeguard their privacy, and ensure data practices are fair and transparent. 

The rollout earned national headlines, particularly in the tech press. Check out some of the coverage below:

MSNBC: Sen. Gillibrand on MSNBC with Hallie Jackson

Politico: Gillibrand’s push for a new data protection agency

CNBC: Sen. Gillibrand proposes a new government agency to protect privacy on the internet

Roll CallGillibrand proposes data protection agency that could enforce its own rules

The Verge: Kirsten Gillibrand outlines new Data Protection Agency to take on Big Tech 

Axios: Gillibrand proposes new Data Protection Agency 

The Hill: Gillibrand proposes creating new digital privacy agency

Forbes: Gillibrand Calls For New Federal Data Privacy Watchdog

Yahoo: Gillibrand Calls For New Federal Data Privacy Watchdog

Tech Crunch: A new senate bill would create a US data protection agency 

CNET: Senate bill proposes a Data Protection Agency to secure your privacy

Tech Spot: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand proposes new government agency for internet privacy

Protocol: Kirsten Gillibrand’s new bill would establish a US data protection agency

Engadget: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand calls for an EU-style Data Protection Agency 

Gizmodo: How a New Proposed Data Protection Agency In the U.S. Might Work 

Law 360: Senator Proposes Creating US Agency To Enforce Privacy

Security Magazine: US Sen. Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Create A Data Protection Agency

Adweek: New York Senator Proposes a Federal ‘Data Protection Agency’ 

Multichannel News: Gillibrand Bill Would Create Data Protection Agency

My Smart Choice: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand proposes new Data Protection Agency to overhaul data privacy 

WebProNews: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: ‘The U.S. Needs a Data Protection Agency’ 

MediaPost: Senate Democrat Wants To Create New Privacy Agency 

Daily Dot: Gillibrand calls for new federal agency to protect data privacy rights 

Cheddar Business: Data Protection Act

WBNG (CBS): Binghamton, NY - Data Protection Act  

WBNG (CBS): Binghamton, NY - Data Protection Act  

Spectrum News Central New York: Syracuse, NY - Data Protection Act 

Spectrum News Capital Region: Albany, NY - Data Protection Act  

Spectrum News Central New York: Binghamton, NY - Data Protection Act   

WHEC (NBC): Rochester, NY - Data Protection Act 

WENY (ABC): Elmira, NY - Data Protection Act