Thursday, January 11, 2007

California Senator Revives Data Leak Proposals

Anne Broache writes on C|Net News:

A pile of legislative proposals aimed at stiffening regulations on stewards of personal data died in Congress last year, but Sen. Dianne Feinstein has announced plans to try again.

Feinstein (D-Calif.) reintroduced on Wednesday a pair of bills that would attempt to set national requirements for consumer notification in the event of data security breaches, and to restrict the sale, purchase and display of Social Security Numbers.

More here.


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