privacy legislation - News, Features, and Slideshows

News about privacy legislation
  • Congress aims to curb mobile location tracking

    Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is one of most vocal politicians in Washington when it comes to the issue of mobile privacy. In April, he sent letters to both Apple and Google asking if and how they collect location data on their users.

  • Congress takes stab at 'Do Not Track' legislation

    Momentum is building behind the US Federal Trade Commission call for some sort of "do not track" system. Each of the major Web browser vendors have come up with their own unique approach to preventing Web surfing habits from being tracked, and now Congress is getting in on the act with pending "do not track" legislation.