Senate Draft of Online Privacy Bill of Rights

Senator Kerry has released the “Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011.”  The Act, co-sponsored by Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.), directs the FTC to make rules requiring certain entities that handle information covered by the Act to comply with a host of new requirements protecting the security of the information as well as the privacy of the individuals to whom information pertains.

For a useful overview of the various provisions, check out this post from the always excellent Information Law Group blog.

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