Create a Data Broker Registry and Improve Consumer Protections
|Category:||Privacy / Data Protection|
|Sponsor:||Representative Margaret O'Neil, House 15|
|Bill #:||LD 1655|
UPDATE: The committee voted the bill Ought Not to Pass. It is dead.
Representative O’Neil of Saco would require data brokers, which are businesses that obtain and sell or license to 3rd parties or allow 3rd parties to access the personal information of a consumer with whom the business does not have a direct relationship, to register with the Secretary of State, to protect a consumer's personal information through various security requirements and to allow a consumer to opt out of allowing the sale or lease of or access to the consumer's personal information.