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.
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.