At a time when hacks of major commercial computer systems are in the news, the Department of Commerce’s Internet Policy Task Force issued a green paper yesterday preliminarily recommending a new framework for Internet security for the myriad interconnected companies using the Internet other than those considered critical infrastructure. The report, described in this blog entry, proposes voluntary self-regulatory codes of conduct.
In this blog post, we link to our more detailed analysis of the recently-issued FTC and Commerce reports on privacy.
Preserving consumer privacy online and thereby bolstering consumer trust in the Internet is essential for businesses to succeed online according to the just-released Department of Commerce Green Paper entitled “Privacy and Information Innovation: A Dynamic Privacy Framework for the Internet Age.”
The Hogan Lovells Chronicle of Data Protection has been given permission to reprint in its entirety here a Telecom Reports Daily analysis of the draft Department of Commerce Privacy Green Paper that has been much in the news. The reporter had an actual copy of the draft on which this analysis is based.