The New Tech Friendly Congress
With the 2008 mid-term elections over with, many folks are hoping for a change for the better in everything from the economy, to immigration. As CNN reports, we may also see a welcomed new approach to the growth and governing of technology in this country.
"Fourteen bills related to technological privacy - including one that would have imposed tougher sentences for spyware makers and another that would have required companies to disclose when consumer data was stolen or misused - failed in the last two years.
Now pro-privacy stalwarts like Democratic Senators Dianne Feinstein (California) and Patrick Leahy (Vermont), and Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) are likely to push their cause with a vengeance."