Government Taking Steps to Address Companies’ Vast Collections of Private Consumer Data
November 3rd, 2010
WASHINGTON, November 3, 2010 – As consumers provide large amounts of private information to web services, the government is tuning into the fact that the use of this information by these companies is becoming increasingly important.
Commerce Seeks Comment on Privacy Law, Creates Task Force
Broadband Stimulus, Privacy
April 22nd, 2010
WASHINGTON, April 22, 2010 – The Commerce Department is seeking public comment on the impact of privacy laws in the United States and around the world to determine if current laws serve consumer interests and democracy. It also this week announced the formation of an Internet Policy Task Force to identify public policy and operational issues impacting the private sector’s ability to best achieve economic growth and job creation through the Internet.