Privacy Bills Sampler
H.R. 237 Consumer Internet Privacy Enhancement Act
Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.)
Referred to Energy and Commerce Committee
Consumer Internet Privacy Enhancement Act
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.)
Introduced last year. Will reintroduce this session. Both would ban commercial Web sites from collecting personally identifiable information online from a user unless the operator gives notice and opt-out option.
H.R. 112 Electronic Privacy Protection Act
Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.)
Referred to Energy and Commerce Committee.
Bans any "information collection device" that doesn't include proper labeling, or notice and consent.
Consumer Privacy Protection Act
Sen. Ernest Hollings (D-S.C.)
Introduced last year. Plans to reintroduce this session.
Sets strict Internet privacy standards, including an opt-in requirement.
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