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Obama Signs Safe Web Act

  • The Hill, Wednesday, December 5, 2012 11:40 AM

President Obama this week signed a bill that reauthorizes the FTC's authority to crack down on foreign-based Internet fraud and online scams. The U.S. Safe Web Act, so-called, expands the FTC's powers so it can share information about cross-border online fraud with foreign law enforcement, The Hill’s Hillicon Valley blog reports. Originally passed by Congress in 2006, the president's signature reauthorizes the bill through 2020.

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