Sep 082011
 
 September 8, 2011  Breaches, Laws

Gautham Nagesh reports:

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) introduced a new bill Thursday aimed at protecting consumers by punishing businesses, individuals and data brokers that misuse or fail to protect their data.

The Personal Data Protection and Breach Accountability Act would require businesses with the personal information of more than 10,000 customers to implement privacy and security programs to ensure the safety of pertinent data.

Read more on The Hill.

I haven’t found the text of the bill yet, but will post a link to it when it is available.

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