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Data Security Bill Sparks Privacy, Technological Concerns

In the wake of a string of high profile data breaches reported by banks, retailers and credit card companies, a U.S. House panel on Thursday approved a bill drafted to protect consumers from identity theft and credit card fraud. The House Financial Services Committee cleared the Financial Data Protect Act of 2005, which spells out requirements for companies to investigate breaches and notify law enforcement and consumers. The law seeks to ease compliance for the financial industry by setting a national standard for data security that overrides state notification and credit freeze laws. Full Story

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