Data brokers could sell your cellphone data location to any paying client, but a Massachusetts proposed bill crafted to protect abortion-seekers would outlaw such an act.
Massachusetts Proposed Bill: Location Shield Act
The proposed bill will regulate the data brokerage industry by outlawing the sale of location data to any client. The new proposed bill was crafted for privacy security.
The data brokerage industry is allowing customers to buy personal data. These customers include the intelligence agencies of the country, foreign governments, and just random stalkers. The proposed bill will stop this unregulated act.
The proposed bill of Massachusetts is called the Location Shield Act. The proposed bill will ban leasing, trading, selling, or renting cell location data across the state.
The companies that will not obey with proposed bill regulation could face legal action
If the proposed bill passes, it will set a legislative precedent that could influence many parts of America.
The proposed bill speaks volumes about Massachusetts’ digital privacy in America when the proposed bill feels like a victory.