Friday, January 6, 2012

Even Without Legislation, Privacy Will Be a Hot Issue in 2012

Juliana Gruenwald, National Journal, Jan. 5, 2012

From the article: "While few expect Congress to pass broad privacy legislation, privacy will still get a lot of attention in 2012, starting with the release in the coming weeks of two highly anticipated federal reports providing guidance on protecting consumer privacy online.  
Both the Commerce Department and the Federal Trade Commission are set to release separate final reports with recommendations on how to improve online privacy." Read more

See Also
Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework
The Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force, Dec. 16, 2010

Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Error of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers
Federal Trade Commission, December 2010