It is no surprise that the 97 comments filed in response to the Department of Commerce’s Green Paper on “Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework” take a range of positions on issues such as the need for federal privacy legislation, the relevance of the Fair Information Practice Principles
The Department of Commerce’s request for comments on its “green paper” regarding Internet privacy was just published in the Federal Register. Comments on the paper are due January 28, 2011.
More information and Covington’s analysis of the green paper are available in our earlier post.
The Department of Commerce has just issued its much-anticipated “green paper” on online privacy. The paper, “Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework” [PDF], reflects Commerce’s stepped-up focus on privacy issues coming out the formation of its Internet Policy Task Force this past April.