The U.S. Senate commerce committee held a hearing this week on “consumer online privacy,” but it consisted mostly of talking with little to no consensus on what action should be taken (if any) to regulate Internet data collection. The bottom line: don’t expect any actual legislation to be passed anytime soon. You can read more about the hearings and some of the subjects that were discussed in this article:
About The Author
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.