As legislators seek opportunities for bipartisan agreement, one area where this may happen is federal legislation to protect personal information privacy.
Cameron F. Kerry is the Ann R. and Andrew H. Tisch Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, and is Senior Counsel at Sidley Austin. He previously served as general counsel and acting secretary of the Department of Commerce.
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