Debate lingers over federal data-handling laws
Even as the federal government appears poised to create new consumer data protection laws in 2007, businesses and privacy advocates in the United States remain at odds over the parameters of such legislation and its potential impact.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are currently reviewing a handful of high-profile bills that seek to place stricter requirements on organizations that collect sensitive consumer information, and establish national guidelines for public disclosure of data breaches.
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