Privacy in the Legislative Branch: A Quick Update

Privacy in the Legislative Branch: A Quick Update

Christopher Wolf, HL Chronicle of Data Protection, February 28, 2011

Summary: Just as privacy remains front page news, it remains a subject of bi-partisan interest on Capitol Hill.  This entry briefly describes (1) the oversight role Congressional committees are performing when privacy makes the news, (2) the establishment of a new Senate Judiciary Committee privacy subcommittee chaired by Senator Al Franken (D-MN); (3) the expected legislation to be introduced in the Senate; (3) the bills that have landed in the House and the other proposals expected there; (4) the focus on amendments to ECPA and CALEA; and (5) the contintuing innovations in state legislatures. In short, a two minute read on the state of privacy in the legislative branch

For full article, visit: Privacy in the Legislative Branch: A Quick Update : HL Chronicle of Data Protection.

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