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“By continuing the process of inflation, governments can confiscate secretly and unobserved an important part of the wealth of their citizens.” – John Maynard Keynes, writing about the effects of a seemingly small amount of inflation every year.

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) has introduced the Consumer Privacy Protection Act of 2017

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) has introduced the Consumer Privacy Protection Act of 2017. The bill would place requirements on companies with sensitive consumer information, such as Equifax, to maintain safeguards to ensure the privacy and security of such data, and to notify consumers when that sensitive data is breached. The bill’s co-sponsors include Senators Markey, Blumenthal, Wyden, Franken, Baldwin, and Harris.

Details may be found at: http://bit.ly/2AW2U0h.

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