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Proposed Washington Privacy Act moves forward with new enforcement provisions

By Amy Miller
  • 26 Mar 2021 14:57
  • 26 Mar 2021 14:57
The proposed Washington Privacy Act advanced today in the state legislature with significant changes, including the addition of a private right of action allowing state residents to sue over alleged violations.

The Washington House Committee on Civil Rights and Judiciary narrowly approved a so-called striker amendment to the proposed WPA, which aims to

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Amy Miller

Senior Correspondent

Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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