Jun 022011
 
 June 2, 2011  Laws, Online

Judy Lin of Associated Press reports:

California lawmakers on Thursday rejected an Internet privacy bill for a second time after heavy lobbying from Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites that objected to more state regulation.

The state Senate rejected SB242, which fell two votes short of the majority needed. The bill, which would have required websites to automatically set personal information to private, also failed a week earlier.

Read more in the Stamford Advocate.

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