Privacy mandates are bad news for web users

posted by
August 28, 2011
Competitive Enterprise Institute
by Luke Pelican  
Posted in Commentary

"When Congress returns from its summer recess, Internet privacy will be high on its agenda. Half a dozen bills introduced this session aim to address the privacy 'crisis' by imposing new regulations on businesses. Amid this panicked flurry of legislative activity, lawmakers need to slow down and take a deep breath. While the state of Internet privacy today is far from perfect, federal meddling with the thriving online ecosystem will only hurt consumers." (08/26/11)  

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