What You Need to Now About the Internet Privacy Repeal that Could Affect Your Small Business

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When you create a website for your small business you need to think of many things, it’s a lot like starting over and having to build your business again, but this time in the digital world, which includes one extra and very important step you need to implement; the consumer privacy aspect. You understand that when you create an online presentence for your small business it is your responsibility to make sure your customer’s information is secure. If you don’t, then you could be costing your business potential sales and longtime customers, not to mention legal issues.


Just recently things got a bit more complicated with new internet privacy laws that may mean changes to how you do business online. Here’s what small business owners need to know about the internet privacy repeal that the Trump administration is scheduled to sign.

The House has voted to block Obama Era online privacy regulations for Internet use. The legislation has been sent to President Donald Trump for his signature. That leaves the security of small businesses’ online data in a state of limbo where sharing information and client privacy is concerned.

Trump is expected to sign the bill into law. It invokes the Congressional Review Act (CRA) law which allows Congress to undo regulations already passed. Here are the issues for small business owners who use the web to do business and interact with clients there. Continue Reading

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