AUTHOR ARCHIVES: Alexandra Rajic

Alexandra Rajic

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Time for a General Federal Privacy Law? Peter Swire Opens the Discussion on Potential Preemptive Effects

Posted on: 11 Jan 2019

The IAPP article, “US federal privacy preemption part 1: History of federal preemption of stricter state laws,” written by Alston & Bird Senior Counsel Peter Swire and published on January 9, 2019, discusses the potential for a general U.S. privacy law and whether and to what extent this new federal law would “preempt” state privacy protections. This article, the first of two parts, primarily focuses on the history of federal privacy legislation. Swire looks at the arguments for and against a general federal privacy law in light of the historical trends of federal privacy legislation […] Read more