Eliza Krigman reports:
Privacy legislation aiming to protect consumers online will be introduced early next Congress House Commerce and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Rick Boucher said on Wednesday.
“We want to make sure that electronic commerce is enhanced by giving to consumers’ privacy protections that they don’t have today,” Boucher, D-Va., said.
The measure, currently in draft form, seeks to inform consumers about what personal information is collected by websites, how it is used, and empower Internet users to control that information.
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