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Opinion: Businesses Should Be Proactive on Privacy

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

September 11, 2012

A slew of privacy issues have been arising out of rapid technological advances—from online tracking to facial recognition—and “while no major legislation has come out of Capitol Hill, shine-the-light hearings on the privacy practices of various companies have been frequent in the House and Senate,” writes Future of Privacy Forum Co-Chair Christopher Wolf in a column for InsideCounsel. Noting “there is virtually no chance a comprehensive privacy law will come from Congress in the few remaining legislative days in this election year,” Wolf writes, “It would be a mistake for any business to assume that the demand for greater privacy protections will subside, even if a federal law is unlikely.”
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