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Obama Administration Unveils Privacy Bill Of Rights

Nine facts about the White House's new proposed consumer privacy framework
The Obama administration Thursday announced its proposal for a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, and called on Congress to pass legislation that will allow the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general to enforce the framework.

The Internet-focused bill of rights would provide consumers with a say in how their personal information gets collected and used online, require businesses to be transparent about their related data usage practices, and also compel businesses to appropriately secure people's personal data.

How exactly might the framework improve consumers' privacy online, and what are its limits? Here are nine related facts:

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