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FTC privacy report and Department of Commerce green paper raises important questions on commercial use of information about people

21 December 2010

Privacy and Information Management Alert

FTC privacy report and Department of Commerce green paper raises important questions on commercial use of information about people

 

Commission staff outlines privacy protections businesses will be expected to provide as collection technologies advance

 

Commerce staff proposes new laws and new federal privacy office

What businesses should be doing as report is finalized



On 1 December 2010, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a preliminary staff report entitled "Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers." This Privacy and Information Management Alert provides an in-depth analysis of the FTC report including:

  • development of the proposed framework;
  • the proposed framework;
  • concepts advanced by the report;
  • and the Commerce green paper.

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