New US Legislation Would Require Internet Giants to Disclose the Value of User Data

Sen. Mark Warner and Sen. Josh Hawley are co-sponsoring

Illustration of digital lock and key for story about new legislation for large companies that monetize user data.
Users would also get individual reports every 90 days detailing data usage in a "clear and conspicuous manner." Getty Images

Bipartisan legislation introduced in Congress today would require some of the largest internet companies to disclose the monetary value of user data.

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