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S. 913 - Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2011

Commerce. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to require the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe regulations regarding the collection and use of personal information obtained by tracking the online activity of an individual, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2011

S. 913 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to require the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe regulations regarding the collection and use of personal information obtained by tracking the online activity of an individual, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to require the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe regulations regarding the collection and use of personal information obtained by tracking the online activity of an individual, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2011
Sponsor
John Rockefeller
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Consumer affairs
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • Federal preemption
  • Internet and video services
  • Right of privacy
  • Telephone and wireless communication
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    Major Actions
    Introduced5/09/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced5/09/2011
    5/09/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    5/09/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S2780-2781)
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    $750
    $38,900
    $39,650
    63 times as much
    $2,132,471
    $301,535
    $51,300
    $2,485,306
    7 Organizations Supported and 5 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2011

    7 organizations supported this bill

    American Civil Liberties Union
    Rashid, Fahmida (2011, May 10). Privacy Groups Applaud Rockefeller's Do Not Track Bill. eWeek. Retrieved May 24, 2011, from http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Privacy-Groups-Applaud-Rockefellers-Do-Not-Track-Bill-500750/.
    Center for Digital Democracy
    Rashid, Fahmida (2011, May 10). Privacy Groups Applaud Rockefeller's Do Not Track Bill. eWeek. Retrieved May 24, 2011, from http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Privacy-Groups-Applaud-Rockefellers-Do-Not-Track-Bill-500750/.
    Consumer Action
    Gross, Grant (2011, February 11). Lawmaker Introduces Online Do-not-track Bill. PC World. Retrieved May 24, 2011, from http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/219454/lawmaker_introduces_online_donottrack_bill.html.
    Consumer Watchdog
    Gross, Grant (2011, February 11). Lawmaker Introduces Online Do-not-track Bill. PC World. Retrieved May 24, 2011, from http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/219454/lawmaker_introduces_online_donottrack_bill.html.
    Consumers Union
    Rashid, Fahmida (2011, May 10). Privacy Groups Applaud Rockefeller's Do Not Track Bill. eWeek. Retrieved May 24, 2011, from http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Privacy-Groups-Applaud-Rockefellers-Do-Not-Track-Bill-500750/.
    Electronic Frontier Foundation
    Rashid, Fahmida (2011, May 10). Privacy Groups Applaud Rockefeller's Do Not Track Bill. eWeek. Retrieved May 24, 2011, from http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Privacy-Groups-Applaud-Rockefellers-Do-Not-Track-Bill-500750/.
    Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
    Cheng, Jacqui (2011, May 10). Privacy groups applaud Senator Rockefeller's "Do Not Track" bill. Ars Technica. Retrieved May 25, 2011, from http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/05/privacy-groups-applaud-senator-rockefellers-do-not-track-bill.ars.

    5 organizations opposed this bill

    Didit
    Acohido, Bryan & Swartz, Jon (2010, December 13). Do Not Track could revolutionize online ad industry. USA Today. Retrieved May 24, 2011, from http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2010-12-13-1Adonottrack13_CV_N.htm.
    Direct Marketing Association
    Direct Marketing Association (2011, May 9). DMA STATEMENT: 'Do Not Track Online Act' is Unnecessary' . Retrieved May 24, 2011, from Direct Marketing Association.
    Interactive Advertising Bureau
    Gross, Grant (2011, February 11). Lawmaker Introduces Online Do-not-track Bill. PC World. Retrieved May 24, 2011, from http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/219454/lawmaker_introduces_online_donottrack_bill.html.
    Online Publishers Association
    Acohido, Bryan & Swartz, Jon (2010, December 13). Do Not Track could revolutionize online ad industry. USA Today. Retrieved May 24, 2011, from http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2010-12-13-1Adonottrack13_CV_N.htm.
    Targetcast
    Rashid, Fahmida (2011, May 10). Privacy Groups Applaud Rockefeller's Do Not Track Bill. eWeek. Retrieved May 24, 2011, from http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Privacy-Groups-Applaud-Rockefellers-Do-Not-Track-Bill-500750/.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$6,100
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$15,200
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$29,333
    John BarrassoRWY$0$18,450
    Max BaucusDMT$0$29,250
    Mark BegichDAK$0$18,229
    Michael BennetDCO$1,000$36,700
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$2,500
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$28,000
    Roy BluntRMO$0$36,300
    John BoozmanRAR$0$2,833
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,000$62,583
    Scott BrownRMA$0$64,825
    Sherrod BrownDOH$250$34,335
    Richard BurrRNC$0$22,500
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$38,500
    Ben CardinDMD$750$12,300
    Tom CarperDDE$250$25,066
    Bob CaseyDPA$750$14,242
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$21,300
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$4,983
    Tom CoburnROK$0$2,250
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$1,648
    Susan CollinsRME$0$16,400
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$250$5,150
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$20,450
    John CornynRTX$0$41,212
    Mike CrapoRID$0$6,850
    Jim DeMintRSC$500$20,665
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$33,050
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$15,000
    Alan FrankenDMN$500$36,000
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$10,450$186,346
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$28,125
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$12,900
    Kay HaganDNC$1,000$11,150
    Tom HarkinDIA$250$18,300
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$17,200
    Dean HellerRNV$0$23,000
    John HoevenRND$0$6,050
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,750
    Jim InhofeROK$0$4,750
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$9,300
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$5,500
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$7,250
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$4,900
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$7,250
    John KerryDMA$0$104,500
    Mark KirkRIL$0$40,800
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$28,280
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$4,800
    Mary LandrieuDLA$1,000$39,266
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$35,542
    Patrick LeahyDVT$250$12,750
    Mike LeeRUT$0$2,735
    Carl LevinDMI$0$37,700
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$3,500
    Dick LugarRIN$2,500$14,750
    Joe ManchinDWV$0$4,500
    John McCainRAZ$0$26,400
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,250$83,324
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$47,650
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$49,900
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$2,000$16,250
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$6,832
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$8,300
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$1,500
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$42,616
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$500$27,900
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,100$41,169
    Rand PaulRKY$0$700
    Rob PortmanROH$0$46,200
    Mark PryorDAR$700$20,000
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$32,350
    Harry ReidDNV$300$91,100
    Jim RischRID$0$5,750
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$13,500
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$38,100
    Marco RubioRFL$0$32,983
    Bernie SandersIVT$950$1,250
    Chuck SchumerDNY$850$77,450
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$18,700
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$4,050$38,300
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$22,650
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$8,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$27,900
    Jon TesterDMT$1,250$29,249
    John ThuneRSD$0$30,160
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$14,800
    Mark UdallDCO$0$24,850
    Tom UdallDNM$1,500$12,350
    David VitterRLA$0$13,050
    Mark WarnerDVA$250$79,225
    Jim WebbDVA$0$1,000
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$19,050
    Roger WickerRMS$0$16,950
    Ron WydenDOR$1,000$22,250

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$6,100
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$15,200
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$29,333
    John BarrassoRWY$0$18,450
    Max BaucusDMT$0$29,250
    Mark BegichDAK$0$18,229
    Michael BennetDCO$1,000$36,700
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$2,500
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$28,000
    Roy BluntRMO$0$36,300
    John BoozmanRAR$0$2,833
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,000$62,583
    Scott BrownRMA$0$64,825
    Sherrod BrownDOH$250$34,335
    Richard BurrRNC$0$22,500
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$38,500
    Ben CardinDMD$750$12,300
    Tom CarperDDE$250$25,066
    Bob CaseyDPA$750$14,242
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$21,300
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$4,983
    Tom CoburnROK$0$2,250
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$1,648
    Susan CollinsRME$0$16,400
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$250$5,150
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$20,450
    John CornynRTX$0$41,212
    Mike CrapoRID$0$6,850
    Jim DeMintRSC$500$20,665
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$33,050
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$15,000
    Alan FrankenDMN$500$36,000
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$10,450$186,346
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$28,125
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$12,900
    Kay HaganDNC$1,000$11,150
    Tom HarkinDIA$250$18,300
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$17,200
    Dean HellerRNV$0$23,000
    John HoevenRND$0$6,050
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,750
    Jim InhofeROK$0$4,750
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$9,300
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$5,500
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$7,250
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$4,900
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$7,250
    John KerryDMA$0$104,500
    Mark KirkRIL$0$40,800
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$28,280
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$4,800
    Mary LandrieuDLA$1,000$39,266
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$35,542
    Patrick LeahyDVT$250$12,750
    Mike LeeRUT$0$2,735
    Carl LevinDMI$0$37,700
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$3,500
    Dick LugarRIN$2,500$14,750
    Joe ManchinDWV$0$4,500
    John McCainRAZ$0$26,400
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,250$83,324
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$47,650
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$49,900
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$2,000$16,250
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$6,832
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$8,300
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$1,500
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$42,616
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$500$27,900
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,100$41,169
    Rand PaulRKY$0$700
    Rob PortmanROH$0$46,200
    Mark PryorDAR$700$20,000
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$32,350
    Harry ReidDNV$300$91,100
    Jim RischRID$0$5,750
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$13,500
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$38,100
    Marco RubioRFL$0$32,983
    Bernie SandersIVT$950$1,250
    Chuck SchumerDNY$850$77,450
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$18,700
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$4,050$38,300
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$22,650
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$8,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$27,900
    Jon TesterDMT$1,250$29,249
    John ThuneRSD$0$30,160
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$14,800
    Mark UdallDCO$0$24,850
    Tom UdallDNM$1,500$12,350
    David VitterRLA$0$13,050
    Mark WarnerDVA$250$79,225
    Jim WebbDVA$0$1,000
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$19,050
    Roger WickerRMS$0$16,950
    Ron WydenDOR$1,000$22,250

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Human Rights$38,900
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Advertising & public relations services$2,132,471
    Direct mail advertising services$301,535
    Printing and publishing (printed & online)$51,300
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