The White House today unveiled a new Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights.

"The new blueprint from the White House includes a number of elements, some of which are new and others of which are simply reiterations of existing policies or programs," writes Threatpost's Dennis Fisher. "But this is seen as the first time an administration has enumerated such a broad set of privacy policies."

"The linchpin of the Obama administration's plan is the privacy bill of rights, which is a seven-point policy meant to spell out how consumers should expect to be treated online and how their data should be handled," Fisher writes.

Go to "White House Lays Out Privacy Agenda" to read the details.

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