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  • Auditor: Healthcare.gov still lacks some basic security controls

    Healthcare.gov lacks several basic cybersecurity controls -- including strong passwords and consistent security patching -- nearly a year after the troubled launch of the insurance-shopping website, a government auditor said.

    Written by Grant Gross19 Sept. 14 04:50
  • Senator says he will introduce do-not-track bill

    A senior member of the U.S. Senate plans to introduce legislation that would require websites and online advertising networks to stop tracking Web users who ask to be left alone.

    Written by Grant Gross07 May 11 05:30
  • California lawmaker touts do-not-track bill

    A state senator in California has introduced a bill that would allow Web surfers to opt out of online tracking efforts by websites and advertising networks.

    Written by Grant Gross05 April 11 07:20
  • Trade group: Do-not-track bill is 'awful'

    A bill that would direct the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to create a mechanism to allow consumers to opt out of online tracking efforts tops a list of proposals that would be bad for the Internet, according to e-commerce trade group NetChoice.

    Written by Grant Gross10 March 11 07:07
  • Republican lawmaker promises new online privacy legislation

    A senior Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives will soon introduce legislation designed to give Web users more control of their personal data and to give the U.S. Federal Trade Commission power to enforce voluntary privacy standards developed with Internet companies, he said Friday.

    Written by Grant Gross05 March 11 07:19