Thursday, September 30, 2004

California Governor Vetoes Privacy Bills

Top News Article "California Governor Vetoes Privacy Bills
Thu Sep 30, 2004 01:03 AM ET

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday vetoed three bills aimed at boosting e-mail privacy at work as well as safeguard private medical and financial data.
One bill would have limited data that medical firms can send abroad for processing without a patient's consent. The bill's backers had expressed concern that outsourcing of such work could endanger medical privacy because California courts do not have jurisdiction over activities abroad. "

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