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Privacy Law: Leahy & Specter File Personal Data Privacy Act of 2007 Bill

Thursday, February 8th, 2007

On Tuesday, February 6, U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., filed legislation,the Personal Data Privacy Act of 2007, that would, among other things, require organizations to notify consumers of security breaches as well as mandate the adoption of internal policies to protect personal data. This bill is generally the same as the bill Leahy proposed in 2005 and then again in 2006.