TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — As GOP state lawmakers move forward with sweeping election changes in Florida, elections supervisors – even those who are also Republicans – are alarmed. One tells 8 On Your Side the proposed bill puts your personal information at risk and makes it harder to vote.
Florida had a smooth election in 2020. Still, GOP lawmakers say they want to make a good thing even better. Their proposed bill, which a Florida House panel approved Monday, changes our state’s voter registration process, vote-by-mail system, monitoring requirements for drop boxes and more.
The Personal Information Protection Commission said Friday that it will consider legal action against Line Corp. after users’ data was left accessible at a Chinese affiliate.
The government commission said it has demanded that the messaging app provider and its parent, Z Holdings Corp., submit reports on the issue under the personal information protection law.
The two companies were told to report details of their business activities, including a list of its contractors abroad, the scope of personal data in Japan accessible by overseas companies and log data. The deadline for the report is Tuesday.
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