Sunday, June 19, 2011

Senators' Bill Would Muzzle the Tracker in Your Pocket

Federal legislation aimed at eliminating loopholes that allow companies like Google and Apple track users using GPS location-based technology was proposed by Senators Al Franken, D-Minn., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., on Wednesday. If signed into law, the Location Privacy Protection Act of 2011 could force companies to obtain explicit consent from smartphone users before gathering their personal data.

Source: http://www.technewsworld.com/rsstory/72676.html

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