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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 D. Rockefeller, IV
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.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    $5,150
    $45,301
    $50,451
    54 times as much
    $2,319,818
    $327,735
    $59,050
    $2,706,603
    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$22,100
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$35,633
    John BarrassoRWY$0$21,250
    Max BaucusDMT$0$29,750
    Mark BegichDAK$0$20,479
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,000$50,200
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$2,500
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$21,800
    Roy BluntRMO$0$45,050
    John BoozmanRAR$0$5,083
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,000$74,399
    Scott P. BrownRMA$0$77,815
    Sherrod BrownDOH$250$35,585
    Richard BurrRNC$0$22,450
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$43,500
    Ben CardinDMD$750$13,800
    Tom CarperDDE$250$25,316
    Bob CaseyDPA$750$21,542
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$30,100
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$3,983
    Tom CoburnROK$0$2,250
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$1,250
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$15,900
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$250$6,650
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$20,950
    John CornynRTX$0$45,825
    Mike CrapoRID$0$6,850
    Jim DeMintRSC$500$19,883
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$42,150
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$20,000
    Al FrankenDMN$1,751$53,600
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$10,700$195,446
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$37,325
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$17,100
    Kay R. HaganDNC$2,000$11,400
    Tom HarkinDIA$250$15,650
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$19,700
    Dean HellerRNV$0$24,393
    John HoevenRND$0$6,050
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,750
    Jim InhofeROK$0$4,750
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$8,300
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$5,500
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$7,250
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$5,200
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$9,550
    John F. KerryDMA$0$65,700
    Mark KirkRIL$0$46,200
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$30,280
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,400$39,084
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$29,392
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$750$8,250
    Mike LeeRUT$0$1,000
    Carl LevinDMI$0$46,800
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$3,500
    Dick LugarRIN$2,500$15,500
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$4,950
    John McCainRAZ$0$25,000
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,250$86,074
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$51,400
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$55,400
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$3,750$27,600
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,400$5,332
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$9,050
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$3,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$250$53,348
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$500$28,150
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,100$45,419
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$46,450
    Mark L. PryorDAR$700$21,500
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$30,450
    Harry ReidDNV$300$107,500
    Jim RischRID$0$5,500
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$17,000
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$33,850
    Marco RubioRFL$0$42,283
    Bernie SandersIVT$950$1,500
    Chuck SchumerDNY$850$97,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$18,700
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$4,050$22,900
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$26,950
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$8,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$30,600
    Jon TesterDMT$1,250$29,999
    John ThuneRSD$0$38,060
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$28,050
    Mark UdallDCO$0$28,850
    Tom UdallDNM$1,500$14,700
    David VitterRLA$0$11,050
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$89,125
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$16,350
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$17,950
    Ron WydenDOR$1,000$27,750

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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$22,100
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$35,633
    John BarrassoRWY$0$21,250
    Max BaucusDMT$0$29,750
    Mark BegichDAK$0$20,479
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,000$50,200
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$2,500
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$21,800
    Roy BluntRMO$0$45,050
    John BoozmanRAR$0$5,083
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,000$74,399
    Scott P. BrownRMA$0$77,815
    Sherrod BrownDOH$250$35,585
    Richard BurrRNC$0$22,450
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$43,500
    Ben CardinDMD$750$13,800
    Tom CarperDDE$250$25,316
    Bob CaseyDPA$750$21,542
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$30,100
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$3,983
    Tom CoburnROK$0$2,250
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$1,250
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$15,900
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$250$6,650
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$20,950
    John CornynRTX$0$45,825
    Mike CrapoRID$0$6,850
    Jim DeMintRSC$500$19,883
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$42,150
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$20,000
    Al FrankenDMN$1,751$53,600
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$10,700$195,446
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$37,325
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$17,100
    Kay R. HaganDNC$2,000$11,400
    Tom HarkinDIA$250$15,650
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$19,700
    Dean HellerRNV$0$24,393
    John HoevenRND$0$6,050
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,750
    Jim InhofeROK$0$4,750
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$8,300
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$5,500
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$7,250
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$5,200
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$9,550
    John F. KerryDMA$0$65,700
    Mark KirkRIL$0$46,200
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$30,280
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,400$39,084
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$29,392
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$750$8,250
    Mike LeeRUT$0$1,000
    Carl LevinDMI$0$46,800
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$3,500
    Dick LugarRIN$2,500$15,500
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$4,950
    John McCainRAZ$0$25,000
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,250$86,074
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$51,400
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$55,400
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$3,750$27,600
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,400$5,332
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$9,050
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$3,000
    Patty MurrayDWA$250$53,348
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$500$28,150
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,100$45,419
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$46,450
    Mark L. PryorDAR$700$21,500
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$30,450
    Harry ReidDNV$300$107,500
    Jim RischRID$0$5,500
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$17,000
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$33,850
    Marco RubioRFL$0$42,283
    Bernie SandersIVT$950$1,500
    Chuck SchumerDNY$850$97,500
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$18,700
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$4,050$22,900
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$26,950
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$8,500
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$30,600
    Jon TesterDMT$1,250$29,999
    John ThuneRSD$0$38,060
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$28,050
    Mark UdallDCO$0$28,850
    Tom UdallDNM$1,500$14,700
    David VitterRLA$0$11,050
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$89,125
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$16,350
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$17,950
    Ron WydenDOR$1,000$27,750

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Human Rights$45,301
    Consumer groups$5,150

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Advertising & public relations services$2,319,818
    Direct mail advertising services$327,735
    Printing and publishing (printed & online)$59,050
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