Privacy Legislation And Regulation To Watch In 2012

Law360, New York (January 1, 2012, 12:00 AM EST) -- While it is unlikely that comprehensive privacy legislation will pass the U.S. Congress in 2012, bills regulating data breach notification standards and the tracking of children online may still emerge from the pack of more than two dozen pending measures, attorneys say.

And in the regulatory space, attorneys anticipate that new rules governing the protection of health care information and children's online privacy in the U.S. and data protection in the European Union will change the way companies collect and safeguard users' personal information.

Here are some of the...
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