February 13, 2001
Privacy groups to Congress: Put up or shut up
Author: JT Smith
A diverse group of privacy activists including the American Civil Liberties Union and the Eagle Forum gathered together on Monday to ask members of the US Congress to sign a privacy pledge. As MSNBC reports, the pledge "outlines the foundation for strong privacy legislation favoring consumers over industry concerns." So far, Congress has been all talk and no action on privacy-related issues.