Kerry/McCain stops short of "Do Not Track" in Senate bill

04/19/2011

An online privacy bill introduced last week by Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and John McCain, R-Ariz., -- "The Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011" -- would establish consumer privacy rights for online commerce and information exchange but does not include a "Do Not Track" provision. "The robustness of the opt-out" set forth in the bill "will answer concerns about Do Not Track," Kerry said at an April 12 press conference announcing the bill. The Coalition for Healthcare Communication opposes mandatory Do Not Track provisions and favors industry self-regulatory programs. Read more here.

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