Understanding the American Law on Privacy and Data Protection was selected to analyze the article on civil law. On June 3, a draft federal law on privacy was published (Fjeld & Larose, 2022). The American Privacy and Data Protection Act (ADPPA) is a large-scale bill that considers all aspects of privacy (Fjeld & Larose, 2022). ADPPA reflects bipartisan agreement on issues where no compromise has been reached (Fjeld & Larose, 2022). This bill is an essential conclusion to the long-running debate about the need to protect Americans’ data. The article was chosen because the law under discussion is important and affects the interests of all citizens. It is assumed that soon all contradictions will be resolved, and the law will be adopted.
Protecting personal data is especially important as Internet fraud and misuse of information are becoming more popular. The issue of cybersecurity concerns the public because not all people have the skills and knowledge to protect themselves on their own. The article is written objectively and does not express a personal opinion, but I agree with the authors that a lengthy discussion of the law is surprising. However, this is understandable: the law is contradictory because, in pursuing security, the state may interfere too much with private life. Nevertheless, adopting ADPPA is a matter of time since the state needs measures to help citizens and protect against fraud and cyberbullying. As cutting-edge technologies appear almost every day, new regulatory acts are required. Therefore, in the future, publicity would like the state to be able to respond promptly to changes and provide citizens with a way of protecting their interests. Protecting citizens, including on the Internet, should be the basis for state actions.
Fjeld, C.T., & Larose, C.J. (2022). Understanding the American data privacy and Protection Act. The National Law Review.