FTC's Brill Calls For Tough Stance On Privacy Offenders

Law360, New York (March 19, 2012, 8:58 PM EDT) -- Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill on Monday stressed the importance of using a regulatory approach that involves making examples out of the biggest privacy offenders in order to bolster the White House's proposed consumer privacy bill of rights.

Proposals to overhaul privacy regimes in the U.S. and the European Union both focus on providing consumers with control over the collection and distribution of their personal information, but these principles will fall flat without sufficient backing on a regulatory level, Brill said during a keynote speech at...
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