Online Privacy a Focus for Many Legislators
PRIVACY LAW—U.S.March 18, 2011
Like their counterparts in the senate, legislators in the house are calling for control of plans to regulate Internet privacy, The Hill reports. In one of the most recent developments, House Energy and Commerce Trade Subcommittee Chair Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) has stated that the group "has the lead on privacy matters" and plans to tackle the issues this spring with particular focus on child protection. Meanwhile, Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-FL) has stated he is again working on privacy legislation as he has in past congressional sessions, noting he looks forward to working with Bono Mack on issues of online privacy regulation.