Do We Need a Privacy 'Bill of Rights'? Senate Considers One

U.S. consumer privacy laws are, to put it bluntly, a mess. We have sectoral laws that provide different protections for financial information, cable and phone subscriber records, health privacy and yes, video rentals. But we are the only country in the OECD except for Turkey that fails to provide baseline protections for consumer data that is collected online and offline. Every day, our personal data are scattered like breadcrumbs to pigeons in the park, across the Internet and beyond to...Full Story
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