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Privacy Rights Action Alert: Identity Theft Legislation: Will Congress Preempt Strong State Laws?

Coalition urges end to the Department of Defense "Joint Advertising and Market Research Studies" Recruiting Database. Read the press release and letter to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.

Read the testimony of Ed Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director U.S. PIRG, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs at the Hearing on "Financial Privacy and Consumer Protection". (9/19/02)

Panel flips, OKs financial-privacy bill By Kevin Yamamura Bee Capitol Bureau (Published July 17, 2001)

From USA Today: Today's debate: Financial privacy Millions of records open up as people fail to 'opt out.' 9 July 01

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"Protecting Your Financial Privacy," Washington Post, June 26, 2001

California Banking lobby pulls out all the stops to kill best consumer privacy rights bill in the country.

"Privacy: The Horse Has Left the Barn" Washington Post column, 6/24/2001

BNA Report No. 120

From Thursday's Congress Daily: FINANCE -- LaFalce Letter Asks Review Of Financial Privacy Notices

Read Associated Press Story, June 21, 2001

Read Transcript of Peter Jennings' ABC World News Tonight Coverage

Press Release, 6/21/2001