February 29th, 2012

Opt-Out Provision Would Halt Some, but Not All, Web Tracking

By TANZINA VEGA
The New York Times

Last Thursday federal regulators, members of advertising trade groups and technology companies gathered in Washington to announce new initiatives to protect consumers’ privacy online.

But, as it turns out, privacy is in the eye of the beholder.

The Obama administration has pushed hard for a privacy bill of rights that would give consumers more control over what personal data is collected online and what limits would be placed on that data.

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