Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA)
Rep. Burgess Owens (R-UT), Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY), Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), Rep. Theodore Deutch (D-FL), Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO), Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA), Rep. Lori Trahan (D-MA), Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC), Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL), Rep. Mark Amodei (R-NV), Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ), and Rep. Lance Gooden (R-TX)
The “ACCESS Act” would mandate large online platforms to introduce tools that enable users to transfer their data to a rival service. The bill would also prohibit covered platforms from making changes to these tools without the Federal Trade Commission’s prior approval unless the change is necessary to address a security or privacy threat. In addition, the bill would give the Commission the authority to seek restitution, disgorgement, injunctive relief, and civil penalties.
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