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Re: The Draft Legislation That Could Make the Privacy Problem Worse
Posted by: Renay San Miguel 2010-05-06 11:16:07
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A new attempt to offer regulations for Internet privacy may be a so-called discussion draft, but so far the discussion has been anything but promising for Virginia Congressman Rick Boucher, a man who cosponsored the 2005 Consumer Privacy Protection Act. The Democrat released the draft legislation on Tuesday along with its cosponsor, Florida Republican Rick Stearns. It was immediately met with heavy criticism from those who represent business, e-commerce and advertising interests, as well as those who advocate for consumers and privacy protections.


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Posted by: halbee 2010-05-10 11:51:55 In reply to: Renay San Miguel
Great piece, Renay. Will the opt out eventually replace the opt in? Check out some additional insight on the proposed bill here:

http://lunchpail.knotice.com/2010/05/10/self-regulation-winning-ongoing-bt-battle/
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