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Commerce Dept. Seeking Input on Internet Privacy

ONLINE PRIVACY—U.S.

May 20, 2010

The Department of Commerce (DOC) is actively seeking input from Internet users as part of its recent entry into the complex discussions and debate around federal data privacy legislation, Federal Computer Week reports. The DOC will continue to gather public comments on Internet privacy through June 7. Respondents have the chance to comment on a range of topics, including the nation's legal framework for privacy protection, the impact of state and international laws and the effects of data privacy law on trade. Comments received will contribute to the Obama Administration's domestic policy and international engagement on Internet privacy, the report states.
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