Aug 062009
 August 6, 2009  Posted by  Govt, Online

Regulators are rethinking their approach to online privacy and security, asking academics, public interest groups and industry to suggest ways to overhaul rules to better protect consumers.

As part of the review, David Vladeck, the Federal Trade Commission’s new head of consumer protection, is considering whether to throw out current privacy protections that revolve around lengthy disclosure statements that consumers rarely read. What’s unclear is what the FTC would propose instead.

Read more in The Wall Street Journal.

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