An Eye On Consumer Privacy Protection

Law360, New York (May 10, 2010, 7:53 PM EDT) -- A draft congressional bill released Tuesday, May 3, would enhance consumer privacy protections both online and offline and establish a national framework for the collection, use and security of consumer information, superseding state law requirements regarding the collection, use and disclosure of the information it covers.

Congressmen Rick Boucher, D-Va., and Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., released the bill. Mr. Boucher is the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet, and Mr. Stearns is the subcommittee’s Ranking Republican Member. The bill’s sponsors have invited...
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