Virginia Passes Data Privacy Law, Reigniting Calls for a Federal Solution

It's the second state in the nation to pass regulations

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Virginia is the latest U.S. state to pass a user privacy law. Getty Images

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed a data privacy bill into law on Tuesday. It’s the second in the nation meant to protect American’s data online, bringing the U.S. a step closer to federal privacy law. 

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