Push in Congress for Web users to control data

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March 31, 2011
The Boston Globe    
Posted in News, PND News

"Congress is preparing to wade into the largely invisible and, for most consumers, mysterious practices employed by Google, Facebook, and other websites to harvest information about the individual preferences of computer users, fueling a battle that could shape the future of the Internet. Consumers would have more say in how their browsing habits and personal data can be used to customize advertising for their personal tastes, under Senate legislation being drafted by Senator John Kerry, with Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona." (03/31/11)

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  • Rocky Frisco

    "under Senate legislation being drafted by Senator John Kerry, with Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona"

    Anytime those two pirates create anything, liberty will suffer.

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