Katie Kaye reports:
More mixed messages regarding the chances of federal online privacy legislation passage have emerged. Rep. Cliff Stearns, a Florida Republican, said he will revive the privacy bill draft he floated last year. Meanwhile, a Washington, D.C. privacy lawyer told the audience at a privacy forum Thursday that passage of a privacy bill this year is unlikely.
“It’s unlikely we’ll see any big privacy legislation come out of Congress” this year, said John Nicholson, senior associate at Pillsbury Law and head of the firm’s privacy and data protection practice, based in D.C.
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