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Senate panel approves data-breach bill

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday approved a bill that would require companies with data breaches to notify affected customers and would set up rules for the U.S. governmentÆs use of private databases. The Personal Data Privacy and Security Act, sponsored by committee Chairman Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), would also require data brokers to allow U.S. residents to correct their personal data and require businesses holding the personal data of more than 10,000 U.S. residents to conduct risk assessments and implement data-protection policies. Full Story

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