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Leahy Introduces Data Security Bill

WASHINGTON June 8, 2011 - Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, re-introduced a bill Tuesday that would establish a national standard for the notification to consumers by corporations when data breaches occur. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) cosponsored the Personal Data Privacy and Security Act, a reiteration of bills by the same name that have failed in each of the three previous Congresses. Keep Reading

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Data Security Bills

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved two data security bills Thursday. The first measure, S.1490, seeks to prevent and mitigate identity theft, ensure privacy, and provide notice of security breaches. It also would enhance criminal penalties, law enforcement assistance, and other protections against data security breaches. The legislation was filed by Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. Keep Reading

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BroadbandCensus.com Presents the Broadband Breakfast Club With Event on Digital Copyright

WASHINGTON, October 8 - "10 Years Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act - Success or Failure?" on Tuesday, October 14, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Featuring Mitch Glazier of the Recording Industry Association of America, Michael Petricone of the Consumer Electronics Association, Wendy Seltzer of American University and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and Emery Simon of the Business Software Alliance. Keep Reading

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