• Consumer privacy push in Florida limps forward

    6 days ago - By Chron

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Big Data won a key concession from Florida lawmakers Tuesday when it persuaded a legislative committee to defang a proposal advertised by Gov. Ron DeSantis as a call to arms against tech giants' unfettered powers to share and sell consumers' personal information.
    Intense lobbying from business advocates prompted lawmakers to strip away a provision that would have allowed consumers to sue for the unauthorized collection and sale of their personal data.
    After winning that concession from the Senate Rules Committee, lobbyists for the business community then attempted to...
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