Statement by FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz on Department of Commerce's Green Paper on Consumer Privacy

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“The Department of Commerce’s Green Paper is a welcome addition to the ongoing dialogue about protecting consumers’ privacy.  It places special emphasis on policies that will preserve the viability of the Internet as it evolves through innovation, transforms the marketplace, and spurs economic growth.  We think it will make a significant contribution to the growing and critical debate about how best to protect the privacy of American consumers.”

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