National Privacy Plan

In July 2010, consumer privacy groups asked the Federal Trade Commission to come up with a privacy rights plan similar to the Federal Communications Commission's comprehensive National Broadband Plan.

FCC to start work on broadband privacy in fall

Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

The Federal Communications Commission will start the rulemaking process Fall 2015 to clarify its expanded privacy authority under new Internet rules.

Why You Should Trust Apple More Than the Commerce Department With Your Universal Online ID

Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20230, United States

The Commerce Department is pushing a "National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace" plan, wherein passwords would give way to a single login on phones and computers. These logins would rely on biometric card technology, or something similar. This sounds a lot like Apple's NFC plans. Here's why Apple's idea is better.

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