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Maryland Now Has One of the Toughest Laws on Online Privacy

May 14th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Maryland now has one of the country’s toughest laws dealing with online privacy. 

The Maryland Online Data Privacy Act narrows what information companies can collect from online users, limiting it to only what is necessary to deliver a service. The law also prevents selling sensitive information to third parties.

One of the bill’s sponsors, Senator Dawn Gile of Anne Arundel County, testified earlier this year about personal data being collected by companies…