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Opinion: New Code of Conduct Demonstrates Self-Reg Can Work

MOBILE PRIVACY—U.S.

August 29, 2013

The recent NTIA multi-stakeholder vote to test new guidelines for mobile privacy indicates self-regulation is possible, writes Ken Wasch, president of the Software and Information Industry Association, in a post for The Hill’s Congress Blog. “In a time of rapidly evolving technology, this approach is the only way to effectively maintain the right balance between consumer confidence and continued innovation—a balance that government regulation or legislation would most certainly fail to accomplish,” Wasch writes, adding that while the process wasn’t without bumps, it’s proof that “industry and civil society can avoid burdensome, costly regulation and reach practical consensus on a path forward.”
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