Forbes: “President Obama’s Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights”

. . . Darren Hayes, a computer forensics and security expert who has been a consultant on legal cases involving digital evidence, said the bill was welcome, but overdue considering countries in Asia and Europe had enacted laws to protect consumer information from being shared.

What’s more, he says he expects any bill to generate “vehement opposition from lobbyists on Capitol Hill, who represent these large online companies with tremendous financial clout.”

 

 

. . . Darren Hayes, a computer forensics and security expert who has been a consultant on legal cases involving digital evidence, said the bill was welcome, but overdue considering countries in Asia and Europe had enacted laws to protect consumer information from being shared.

What’s more, he says he expects any bill to generate “vehement opposition from lobbyists on Capitol Hill, who represent these large online companies with tremendous financial clout.”

“It will be interesting to see if the bill will be watered down by Congress,” added Hayes, a professor at Pace University’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems in New York.

Read the article by Forbes.

Read more comments from Hayes about the bill, published by Government Technology.

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