Second Federal Do Not Track Bill Introduced

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Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, introduced the Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2011 (S. 913), the third piece of do not track legislation introduced this year. (We summarized the federal Do Not Track Me Online Act and a California do not track bill.)

The stated purpose of the Act is “to require the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe regulations regarding the collection and use of personal information obtained by tracking the online activity of an individual, and for other purposes.”

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