Quick Bytes: Federal privacy law needed

By Peter Piazza

A group of large corporations, including Google, Microsoft, Eli Lilly, Oracle, and Eastman Kodak, along with the Center For Democracy and Technology, have created the Consumer Privacy Legislative Forum. A statement from the group notes that the time has come “to consider comprehensive harmonized federal privacy legislation to create a simplified, uniform but flexible legal framework” that will both protect consumers and preempt the hodgepodge of state privacy laws. @ For more on the principles of the consumer privacy legislative forum, visit SM Online.

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