Should California set its own laws protecting the privacy of Internet users in the absence of federal oversight? That's the question posed by the Sacramento Bee, which is hosting a forum for answers to that question. Bee Senior Editor Dan Morain reminds readers that in California, "privacy is a fundamental right" and "a governor...has an obligation to defend states' interests." Candidates for some of the state's top offices, including Meg Whitman, Jerry Brown and Chris Kelly, weigh in.
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