Jul 222010
 July 22, 2010  Posted by  Business, Govt, Laws, Online

Kate Kaye reports:

At a House subcommittee hearing today, business and consumer groups discussed two privacy bills, revealing key areas of contention that could significantly affect online advertisers. Among the sticking points: FTC rulemaking authority, the ability for private individuals to sue alleged violators, data sharing, and safe harbor for corporations.

Both pro-business witnesses and privacy advocates suggested that a bill introduced Monday by Rep. Bobby Rush represented progress on an issue Congress has poked into for over two years now.

A draft bill floated by Rep. Rick Boucher since May and Rush’s follow-up legislation officially introduced Monday call on the Federal Trade Commission to be the regulatory guide and enforcement authority associated with rules put into place by the potential privacy law.

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