Obama may toughen Internet privacy rules, report says

Watchdog planned for online privacy, WSJ reports

By , Computerworld |  Security, Barack Obama, privacy

While both parties are seen as sharing a common commitment to bolstering Internet privacy and security , analysts say that the Republican approach will be to foster better privacy through better industry self-regulation, rather than via mandates.

Jaikumar Vijayan covers data security and privacy issues, financial services security and e-voting for Computerworld. Follow Jaikumar on Twitter at @jaivijayan or subscribe to Jaikumar's RSS feed . His e-mail address is jvijayan@computerworld.com .

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