The question of whether the US needs a federal data protection law is not new, but the COVID-19 pandemic, among other factors, has shifted the debate. Discussion over whether a unified response on data protection would clarify how citizens’ data can be used for COVID-19 contract tracing and to strengthen control over how tech giants use citizens’ data has increased support for a federal law among both citizens and businesses.

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