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White House Releases ‘Privacy Bill of Rights’ for Consumers

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Source: Government Technology

The Barack Obama administration released on Thursday, Feb. 23, a new set of voluntary guidelines called the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights in response to growing concern about how companies are using online data they collect from citizens.

The White House said the bill of rights will serve as a blueprint that gives consumers more control over how their personal information is accessed and used on the Internet. [Full story]