PRIVACY CLIENT ALERT: Department of Commerce Issues “Green Paper” on Privacy

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    On December 16, 2010, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued a “Green Paper” titled "Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework."  Prepared by the Department’s Internet Policy Taskforce, the report recommends consideration of a new framework for addressing online privacy issues in the United States.  Of critical importance, the report calls upon government and business to work together in order to deal with internet privacy issues from a global perspective.