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Sacramento Asks, Candidates Answer

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

August 9, 2010

Should California set its own laws protecting the privacy of Internet users in the absence of federal oversight? That's the question posed by the Sacramento Bee, which is hosting a forum for answers to that question. Bee Senior Editor Dan Morain reminds readers that in California, "privacy is a fundamental right" and "a governor...has an obligation to defend states' interests." Candidates for some of the state's top offices, including Meg Whitman, Jerry Brown and Chris Kelly, weigh in.
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