Microsoft pushes for federal privacy legislation

Friday, 4 November 2005, 7:19 PM EST

Efforts to establish national standards for protecting computer data received a boost Thursday when Microsoft Corp. announced support for the idea. Microsoft, the world's biggest computer company, did not endorse a specific bill but said a single national standard is better than the complex and sometimes contradictory patchwork approach now in place around the country.

By Matthew Daly at InformationWeek.

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