Below is a partial list of governmental regulations being considered that will affect what and how information can be collected on the web.
Do Not Track Me Online Act:
Requires the FTC to develop standards for web browsers.
Best Practices Act:
Requires advertising firms and web companies
to give users greater choice about the collection, use and
disclosure of their personal information.
The Consumer Privacy Protection Act:
Enforces greater transparency about data usage and give
consumers the right to prevent the sale or disclosure of their information by companies, if not governmental agencies.
Do Not Track Kids Act:
An amendment to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 that would extend, enhance and update the provisions relating to the collection, use and disclosure of children’s personal information.