Washington Report

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NAR Joins Trades in FTC Letter Regarding Data Security

On October 10, in anticipation of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) announced hearing on Data Privacy and Security on November 6-7, NAR joined a group of main street trade associations to set forth a number of principles that we would like to see in any new data privacy and security legislation. Considering the widespread risk of data breaches afflicting all American industries and public institutions, there are four key principles our associations collectively support in setting any federal data security and breach notification policy: uniform national laws, reasonable data security standards, appropriate FTC enforcement and ensuring all breach entities have notice obligations.

Download the Joint Letter to the FTC