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Hackers Seek Privacy


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Europe OKs U.S. Privacy Pact


The European Commission said on Thursday it had endorsed a data protection agreement with the United States, averting a feared trade dispute over tough European rules on the privacy of personal data.

FTC Endorses Privacy Rules


In a double-barreled report affecting the future of online privacy, federal trade regulators on Thursday approved a plan by Internet advertisers to self-regulate the way they collect information used to profile online consumers.