Leahy tries again with data privacy bill

Wednesday, 21 February 2007, 1:36 AM EST

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy introduced legislation Tuesday aimed at tightening controls on consumers' personal information, citing recent online security breaches in Vermont and elsewhere that exposed thousands to possible identity theft.

Under it, companies that maintain sensitive personal data would be required to notify law enforcement authorities and the affected individuals in the case of breaches, it would become a crime to cover them up and criminal penalties for identity theft would be increased.

At Boston.com

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