Industry, privacy groups at odds in opposition to Obama's consumer data plan

Privacy groups and tech industry associations oppose the proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights for different reasons. Their opposition reveals the deep division between those who want more protections and those who say the industry is already doing enough.

Carolyn Kaster/AP

Digital rights groups have lobbied for legislation to protect personal data for years. But when President Obama released a draft Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, the proposal was roundly criticized by the staunchest proponents for greater privacy who fear the proposal includes too many loopholes to offer enough protection.