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State privacy policies should prompt Congress for federal regulation

State privacy policies should prompt Congress for federal regulation

November 4, 2013


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As Congress continues to neglect any form of online privacy legislation, 10 state legislatures have addressed the issue themselves, passing over two dozen laws in the past year restricting the collection of personal data by federal agencies and private businesses. These laws are a step in the right direction for Internet privacy, but remind us that more sweeping reform f...