"The practices of data brokers have been described in news articles and in a few previous government reports, including one by the staff of the Senate Commerce Committee last December. But experts say the F.T.C.’s report, the conclusion of an 18-month investigation, is the most detailed and authoritative portrait to date.New Curbs Sought on the Personal Data Industry - NYTimes.com
“For many Americans, this is going to be eye-opening,” said David C. Vladeck, a professor of law at Georgetown University and former senior F.T.C. official. “This is a very strong call to Congress to get something done.”"
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
New Curbs Sought on the Personal Data Industry - NYTimes.com
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