New AG Head's Focus On Privacy May Spur State Enforcement

Law360, New York (June 22, 2012, 6:00 PM ET) -- Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has chosen to make protecting online privacy the focus of his one-year term as president of the National Association of Attorneys General that began Thursday, a move attorneys say will likely spur other state enforcers to work collectively and individually to more aggressively police Internet users' rights.

Gansler revealed he had decided to examine “privacy in the digital age” as his yearlong presidential initiative upon accepting his newly-elected position at the annual summer meeting of the NAAG, whose members include...
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