It's clear at this point that the momentum has shifted in favor of federal privacy bill in the U.S. The question is: What will that bill look like, who will sponsor something both the tech community and advocates can live with, and will it actually happen this year? Joseph Jerome, policy counsel at the Center for Democracy and Technology in Washington, D.C., has been dead center on the federal privacy bill debate for some time now and took a leading role at the CDT in drafting their own bill. In this episode of the podcast, Jerome discusses the difficulties inherent in trying to pass a bill that pleases everybody. Or at least one that all stakeholders can live with.