With passage of the Delete Act, data brokers now face some of the toughest requirements yet. But does the new law have teeth?
According to Texas-based technology attorney Robert Scott, businesses “get a little bit nervous when government starts to take actions that look like heavy regulatory involvement and a slippery slope. Everybody agrees that data brokers should be regulated, but what’s the next level? Does it expand? Could any political party or group or jurisdiction point this at any various industries?”