Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Online Privacy Is Poised for Regulatory Showdown - NYTimes.com

Major changes ahead for Internet advertising

After “do not call” lists became popular, more than 90 percent of people who signed up reported fewer annoying telemarketing calls. Now, privacy advocates are pushing for a similar “do not track” feature that would let Internet users tell Web sites to stop surreptitiously tracking their online habits and collecting clues about age, salary, health, location and leisure activities.

Online Privacy Is Poised for Regulatory Showdown - NYTimes.com

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