Sen. Marco Rubio Introduces Federal Privacy Legislation to Supersede State Laws

It could be the first of several privacy bills this session

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, is among the growing number of lawmakers interested in legislation related to online data privacy. Getty Images

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced legislation that could give the Federal Trade Commission authority to update the nation’s privacy laws for the internet era.

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@martyswant Marty Swant is a former technology staff writer for Adweek.