S.418 - Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rockefeller, John D., IV [D-WV] (Introduced 02/28/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||02/28/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1024-1026) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.418 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/28/2013)
Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2013 - Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate: (1) regulations that establish standards for the implementation of a mechanism by which an individual can indicate whether he or she prefers to have personal information collected by providers of online services, including by providers of mobile applications and services; and (2) rules that prohibit such providers from collecting personal information on individuals who have expressed a preference not to have such information collected.
Requires such rules to allow for the collection and use of personal information, notwithstanding the expressed preference of the individual, if: (1) the information is necessary to provide a service requested by the individual so long as identifying particulars are removed or the information is deleted upon the provision of such service; or (2) the individual receives clear, conspicuous, and accurate notice on, and consents to, such collection and use.
Provides for FTC and state enforcement of such rules and regulations.