White House to Push for Privacy Bill

Jennifer Valentino-Devries and Emily Steel The Wall Street Journal 3/16/2011

The Obama administration plans to ask Congress Wednesday to pass a “privacy bill of rights” to protect Americans from intrusive data gathering, amid growing concern about the tracking and targeting of Internet users.

Lawrence E. Strickling, an assistant secretary of commerce, is expected to call […]

Obama Wants Internet Security Czar

Newsmax 11/12/2010

President Barack Obama wants to ramp-up Internet security with the establishment of a czar to oversee privacy. The administration plans a stronger legal effort to protect Internet privacy — including new laws and creation of a new position to oversee the effort, people familiar with the situation tell The Wall Street Journal.

A […]