The Dawn Of Internet Privacy?

Law360, New York (April 22, 2011, 1:24 PM EDT) -- Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and John McCain, R-Ariz., on April 12 submitted a bipartisan bill to the Senate called the Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011.

The act seeks to regulate, for the first time, the extent to which online companies can collect and use the personal data of users of their Web services — a controversial practice often referred to as “data-mining.” Not surprisingly, reaction to the act has been mixed.

Regardless of whether the act provides much needed privacy protection for Web...
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