Lawmakers Urge Internet Companies to Retain Data

Politicians urged domain name registries and Web hosting companies to do more to keep illicit child pornography off the Internet and indicated mandatory retention of user records is an option under consideration. At a hearing convened by a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee on oversight and investigations, Michigan Rep. Bart Stupak, the panel's top-ranking Democrat, asked company representatives how they would feel about being subject to a law in the works that would require Internet service providers to retain customer records for one year.

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