Declan McCullagh reports:
After six months worth of allegations of privacy invasions involving some of the largest Internet companies, it should come as no surprise that politicians are calling for new laws. The fact that it’s an election year probably made it inevitable.
But an unusually lengthy Senate Commerce Committee hearing on Tuesday, titled “Consumer Online Privacy,” made it clear that there was zero consensus of what approach to take.
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Jennifer Martin also covers the hearings, in “Lawmakers grill Internet firms over privacy protection.”