Jun 152010
 
 June 15, 2010  Laws, Online, U.S.

Mike Swift reports:

In the wake of a series of privacy missteps by Google, Facebook and other companies, a growing chorus on Capitol Hill is calling for major online privacy legislation and Silicon Valley companies are girding for the battle.

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The interest in Washington is because “professional privacy critics are generating the noise and the calls for legislation,” said Steve DelBianco of NetChoice, a confederation of Internet companies and trade groups. DelBianco sees a cultural conflict between the valley’s innovate-or-die mindset and Washington’s love of the status quo.

Read more in the Mercury News.

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