Data-security bill advances in Senate

Friday, 29 July 2005, 9:28 AM EST

Businesses would have to protect credit-card accounts and other sensitive consumer information and notify them when they have been exposed to identity theft, under a bill approved today by a Senate committee.

The lucrative trade in consumers' Social Security numbers would also be curtailed under a bill approved unanimously by the Senate Commerce Committee.

By Andy Sullivan at Computerworld.

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