Archive for February 2012
President Obama Unveils New Consumer Privacy Initiative: The Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights
President Obama yesterday unveiled his new consumer privacy initiative, as was announced on the White House website. To view the full text of the initiative, click here. The purpose of the initiative is to urge Congress to adopt a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, which codifies the following: Individual Control: Companies should give consumers control…Read More
Is the OPEN Act a More Viable Alternative to SOPA?
Now that SOPA and its companion bill PIPA have been tabled thanks in no small part to the statement made by the online community in organizing the SOPA blackout, the focus shifts to the Online Protection and Enforcement of the Digital Trade Act (the “OPEN Act”), H.R. 3782, which was introduced by Rep. Darrell Issa…Read More