Comments: IL SB1719 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Creates the Keep Internet Devices Safe Act. Includes a statement of legislative intent and defines terms. Provides that no private entity may turn on or enable, cause to be turned on or enabled, or otherwise use a digital device's microphone to listen for or collect information, including spoken words or other audible or inaudible sounds, unless a user first agrees to a written policy meeting specified criteria. Provides that a private entity that collects, stores, or transmits any information collected through a digital device's microphone concerning an Illinois resident shall implement and maintain reasonable security measures to protect such information from unauthorized access, acquisition, destruction, use, modification, and disclosure. Adds provisions governing waiver, applicability, and exceptions. Provides that a violation of the Keep Internet Devices Safe Act constitutes an unlawful practice under the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act and makes a corresponding change in that Act.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-21 - Sponsor Removed Sen. Rachelle Crowe [SB1719 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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