Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has introduced a new bill that would establish a federal Data Protection Agency with privacy oversight.
Riana Pfefferkorn of the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford University joins Dennis Fisher to discuss encryption, privacy, and the draft of the EARN IT Act.
While FCC chairman Ajit Pai said at least one wireless carrier sold location data in violation of federal law, it is far from clear whether the offending entity will face any penalties.
Improving online privacy for users will require a mix of technical, legislative, and regulatory approaches.
If the US government moves to weaken strong encryption, it could have severe consequences for users around the world, experts say.