High Tech Firms to Push Data Privacy Law

Microsoft Corp., Hewlett Packard Co. and other high tech companies are preparing to push for data privacy legislation next year to replace what they consider an outdated patchwork of state and federal laws that are inconsistent and burdensome.

"We think the time has come for a comprehensive privacy bill that would protect consumers' personal information while still allowing the flow of information needed for commerce online," Ira Rubinstein, a Microsoft lawyer, said this week. High-Tech Firms to Push Data-Privacy Law

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