Data breach notification law unlikely this year

Monday, 8 May 2006, 2:19 AM EST

In the wake of a series of data breaches in early 2005, the U.S. Congress seemed ready to move quickly on legislation that would require companies to notify customers when their personal information had been compromised.

Now, more than a year after data breaches at ChoicePoint Inc. and LexisNexis set off a national debate about identification theft and data security, time is running out for Congress to pass a law before it finishes business this year.

At Computerworld.

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