TITLE

FTC Releases Draft Privacy Report: Analysis and Implications for 2011 and Beyond

AUTHOR(S)
FREEMAN, REED; O'NEILL, JULIE
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Venulex Legal Summaries;2010 Q4, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Law
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the report "Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change," released by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in 2010. It questions which elements of the proposed framework are required by Section 5 of the FTC law and which are aspirational. Some substantive privacy protections that a company should integrate into its daily practices are discussed, including providing reasonable security for consumer data and collecting only data needed for a specific business purpose.
ACCESSION #
57738375

 

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