“Despite the progress that has been made,” Ars reports, “the CDT still feels that there is a need for stronger privacy legislation. ‘No amount of self-regulation in the search privacy space can replace the need for a comprehensive federal privacy law to protect consumers from bad actors,’ the report says.”
The computers at CDT have a macro on them (Alt+CDT) that writes an argument for comprehensive privacy legislation into any document. I heard that one time an intern at CDT printed a Chinese food menu, and it came out of the printer with a special on Comprehensive Privacy Legislation Foo Yung.
Update: I like snark, obviously, but don’t want to put snark ahead of substance. This is a good report and reports like this are a good thing to do. Do ISPs next, CDT!