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H.R.654 Do Not Track Me Online Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 18, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade

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  • 71% of users support H.R.654

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    71% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, support H.R.654.
  • H.R.654 has been viewed 5,736 times

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On February 14, 2011, by edwinhollen - People should be guaranteed a right of security and privacy on the web. The government cannot wiretap without a warrant, why should they be able to do it online?

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      As noted by edwinhollen, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 14, 2011, "People should be guaranteed a right of security and privacy on the web. The government cannot wiretap without a warrant, why should they be able to do it online?"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Only a .50 Caliber Ban? Don't You Believe It! | Armory News - June 19, 2012 by proaegis - Moran's bill, H.R. 654, is a prime example of how the gun-ban crowd seeks legislation that outlaws many guns in addition to those they target directly. A ban on rifles with a bore of .5 of an inch also would include many antique ...

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      As noted by proaegis on June 19, 2012, "Moran's bill, H.R. 654, is a prime example of how the gun-ban crowd seeks legislation that outlaws many guns in addition to those they target directly. A ban on rifles with a bore of .5 of an inch also would include many antique ..." (/url?q=http://www.proaegis.com/armorynews/2012/06/18/only-a-50-caliber-ban-dont-you-believe-it/&sa=U&ei=I6boT8GgA4762AXcvOTZCQ&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNGmCu4o-TUcurNPoYZehjUNnb6fyw)
    • Only a .50 Caliber Ban? Don't You Believe It! | Armory News - June 19, 2012 by ProAegis - Moran's bill, H.R. 654, is a prime example of how the gun-ban crowd seeks legislation that outlaws many guns in addition to those they target directly. A ban on rifles with a bore of .5 of an inch also would include many antique ...

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      As noted by ProAegis on June 19, 2012, "Moran's bill, H.R. 654, is a prime example of how the gun-ban crowd seeks legislation that outlaws many guns in addition to those they target directly. A ban on rifles with a bore of .5 of an inch also would include many antique ..." (/url?q=http://www.proaegis.com/armorynews/2012/06/18/only-a-50-caliber-ban-dont-you-believe-it/&sa=U&ei=qOriT7LkBYGs2wXGmpXjCw&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNEtKD-NbeHikcLoHG-YoobOYTUMJw)
    • Only a .50 Caliber Ban? Don't You Believe It! | Armory News - June 18, 2012 by proaegis - Moran's bill, H.R. 654, is a prime example of how the gun-ban crowd seeks legislation that outlaws many guns in addition to those they target directly. A ban on rifles with a bore of .5 of an inch also would include many antique ...

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      As noted by proaegis on June 18, 2012, "Moran's bill, H.R. 654, is a prime example of how the gun-ban crowd seeks legislation that outlaws many guns in addition to those they target directly. A ban on rifles with a bore of .5 of an inch also would include many antique ..." (/url?q=http://www.proaegis.com/armorynews/2012/06/18/only-a-50-caliber-ban-dont-you-believe-it/&sa=U&ei=Yo0XUOqhCoiC8ASX_oCADg&ved=0CCUQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNF6F9ZdKvm5wq2YnF6zbdQKZX38HA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP | Multiple Legislative Proposals Introduced ... - June 17, 2011 by Linex Legal (press release) (registration) - Jackie Speier, D-Calif., the Do Not Track Me Online Act of 2011 (HR 654). All of the proposals share the same goal of adding new restrictions to the way information is collected and used through the Internet. Provisions in the additional bills include ...

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      As noted by Linex Legal (press release) (registration) on June 17, 2011, " Jackie Speier, D-Calif., the Do Not Track Me Online Act of 2011 (HR 654). All of the proposals share the same goal of adding new restrictions to the way information is collected and used through the Internet. Provisions in the additional bills include ..." (http://ca.linexlegal.com/contents/view/2089549)
    • - February 13, 2011 by LubbockOnline.com (blog) - The legislation is in the form of two bills, the "Do Not Track Me Online Act of 2011" (HR 654) and the "Financial Information Privacy Act of 2011" (HR 653). ...

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      As noted by LubbockOnline.com (blog) on February 13, 2011, " The legislation is in the form of two bills, the "Do Not Track Me Online Act of 2011" (HR 654) and the "Financial Information Privacy Act of 2011" (HR 653). ... " (http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/02/14/dem-introduces-do-not-track-me-online-privacy-bill/)
    • - February 10, 2011 by San Jose Mercury News - The Do Not Track Me Online Act of 2011 (HR 654) aims to give consumers the ability to prevent the collection and use of data on their online activities, ...

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      As noted by San Jose Mercury News on February 10, 2011, " The Do Not Track Me Online Act of 2011 (HR 654) aims to give consumers the ability to prevent the collection and use of data on their online activities, ... " (http://www.france24.com/en/20110211-us-lawmaker-unveils-internet-finance-privacy-bills)
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