May 272011
 May 27, 2011  Posted by  Business, Laws, Online

Associated Press reports:

California senators rejected a bill Friday designed to increase privacy on social networking sites, persuaded by objections from some of the burgeoning industry’s biggest players.

Sen. Ellen Corbett’s Senate Bill 242 would bar social networking websites from automatically revealing a user’s address, phone number and similar information unless there is a clear warning they will do so. Users could opt of displaying the information if they wish.

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