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In step with President Obama, the California Attorney General reaches signed agreement on consumer privacy
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris signs accord with major IT companies (photo Government of California)
Within hours of President Obama’s announcement of the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, the State Attorney General of California, Kamala D. Harris, announced an accord to protect consumers’ privacy. (Related: Internet Privacy Gets White House Attention)
Signing on the accord negotiated with the Federal Department of Justice were Microsoft, Google, Apple, Amazon, RIM and HP. The agreement also includes major mobile service providers and is global in scope.
Message systems will show more than you want to the person who finds your phone, like your email accounts, your contacts and your message conversations. That’s been a problem for a people whose phones have been stolen. Same goes for laptops, the “found laptop” can show not only your personal information but confidential information about your business or company.