Privacy

As online commerce and social networking continue to grow, CompTIA asserts that more attention must be focused on how consumer information is collected, used, analyzed, and shared. Striking the right balance between protecting one’s privacy and using information for innovation, marketing, and security purposes, among others, is of paramount importance.

The threat of increased regulation, especially in response to global developments in privacy policy, continues to loom large. Both the Administration and Capitol Hill have devoted a great deal of time and attention to consumer privacy in the last few years and it is expected that further consideration will occur.

Privacy Committees

State Federal

Press Releases

CompTIA Statement on the Unveiling of Senate’s ECPA Modernization Act of 2017

Jul 27, 2017

CompTIA Commends House Repeal of FCC’s Privacy Rules

Mar 28, 2017

Sen. Booker, Rep. Hurd and Ron Culler Named 2017 CompTIA Tech Champions

Feb 15, 2017

Blog Articles

  • Have Skills, Will Travel (If the Tax Laws Aren’t Too Confusing)

    by Geoff Lane | Jun 21, 2017
    The House of Representatives this week, passed the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act (H.R. 1393) by a simple voice vote. Passage of the bill with such broad, bipartisan support should send a message to the Senate that it’s now time for that chamber to act accordingly and deliver its own bill (S. 540) for the president’s signature immediately. Many in the IT industry have been monitoring the proposal closely, as it reflects a changing economic landscape and would streamline some of our tax collection laws.
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  • What are the Top 25 Legislative Priorities for 2017 in Texas?

    by Sarah Matz | Dec 19, 2016
    Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick released this month his top 25 legislative priorities for the upcoming session. Several of these priorities have a specific tech component and others will likely have a significant impact on the broader tenor of debate in the upcoming legislative session Texas. These priorities include:
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  • A New Congress, Administration and Tax Code?

    by Geoff Lane | Dec 07, 2016
    One of the great things about the American political system is the chance to hit the reset button. For better or worse, every two years a new Congress is sworn in. New members come to Washington with new ideas –some more sensible than others– but nevertheless, this biennial tradition brings with it renewed hope. That’s why we’re so excited for 2017 and the soon-to-be-sworn-in 115th Congress.
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