Leading U.S. Consumer & Privacy Groups call on Pres. Obama to Revise Privacy Bill; Stronger Safeguards Needed

The letter (attached) was sent today to Pres. Obama.

Jeff Chester, CDD’s executive director, explained that the Administration’s proposal—released last Friday—fails to give consumers the control over their data the President promised. It was signed by:

It was signed by: Center for Democracy and Technology Center for Digital Democracy Alvaro Bedoya, Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law Common Sense Media Consumer Action Consumer Federation of America Consumers Union Consumer Watchdog Electronic Frontier Foundation National Consumers League New America’s Open Technology Institute Public Knowledge Privacy Rights Clearinghouse U.S. PIRG