National Journal | February 7, 2019

A growing coalition of cybersecurity companies, consumer advocates, and anti-piracy groups are pushing for a new law to reopen the internet’s white pages—and lawmakers are intrigued.

Eight months after Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation sent shockwaves across the tech industry, a new lobbying organization aiming to scuttle one of its most disputed provisions is gaining traction on Capitol Hill.

Since beginning its life last fall, the Coalition for a Secure and Transparent Internet has picked up the support of The App Association, the Motion Picture Association of America, the Recording Industry Association of America, the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies, the Center on Illicit Networks and Transnational Organized Crime, and several other high-profile groups.

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