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Gov. Ventura Signs Internet Privacy Bill
Sen. Steve Kelley, D-Hopkins, the sponsor of the bill, had said that privacy protections enjoyed by those who rent videotapes or watch cable TV should be extended to Internet users. Last month he told Newsbytes that the U.S. Congress has been slow to address the matter.
Ventura signed the bill despite opposition from Internet giants like America Online and Yahoo over fears that such a law would hamper the fight against cybercrime and impose new liabilities on companies that are the victims of online fraud or hacking attacks.
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