Friday, March 11, 2005

Maryland Personal Information Protection Act

In light of the Choicepoint debacle, a number of states have moved to more strictly regulate how data brokers secure and disclose personal information. A bill to this effect was recently introduced in Maryland, HB 1588, The Personal Information Protection Act. The bill is largely modeled off of a law in California, the only state in the nation currently with such a statute in place.


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