Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Regulatory: The Risks of Neglecting Privacy

Wolf, Christopher. "Regulatory: The Risks of Neglecting Privacy." InsideCouncil, September5, 2012.

From the blog: "Despite the urgency of the privacy issue in this era of rapid technological change, there is virtually no chance a comprehensive privacy law will come from Congress in the few remaining legislative days in this election year (not to mention the difficulty of passing anything remotely complicated in a Congress characterized by chronic stalemate).

So does that mean that businesses can relax when it comes to privacy, and assume that, just as a comprehensive privacy law did not result during the nearly four decades since Nixon’s State of the Union exhortation, it is not likely to enter into force anytime soon?" Read more