This is the #DemPartyPlatform for 2020. This section is called: Protecting Consumer Rights and Privacy..Only one party has a specific plan for protecting the rights of the American consumer..the other has decided it’s ok for you to eat diseased chicken 1/8
Consumers, workers, students, retirees, and investors who have been mistreated by businesses should never be denied their right to fight for fair treatment under the law. 2/8 #DemPartyPlatform #ConsumerRights
#Democrats will support efforts to eliminate the use of forced arbitration clauses in employment and service contracts, which unfairly strip consumers, workers, students, retirees, and investors of their right to their day in court.3/8 #DemPartyPlatform #ConsumerRights
In the 21st century—and especially in the COVID-19 pandemic—it is all but impossible for consumers, students, workers, and people with disabilities to opt out of using the internet to shop, socialize, learn, work, bank, and live. 4/8 #DemPartyPlatform
#Democrats are committed to policies that will protect individuals’ privacy and data rights while continuing to support and enable innovation and improve accessibility in the technology sector. 5/8 #DemPartyPlatform #Privacy
#Democrats will update the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights proposed by the Obama-Biden Administration, including adding strong national standards to protect consumers, employees, patients, and students from data breaches, and work with Congress to pass it into law. 6/8
#Democrats will take additional steps to protect student data privacy, particularly in preschool and K-12 settings where most students are under 18, and ensure that data collected in schools is used only for education, not for commercial purposes. 7/8 #DemPartyPlatform
#Democrats support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, which has not been significantly amended since the 1980s, to afford the same protections to digital content as physical content.8/8 #DemPartyPlatform #Privacy #ECPA
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