Natasha Singer reports:
How about when Google collects the whereabouts of its users — even after they deliberately turn off location history?
Or when AT&T shares its mobile customers’ locations with data brokers?
American policymakers often refer to such issues using a default umbrella term: privacy. That at least is the framework for a Senate Commerce Committee hearing scheduled for this Wednesday titled “Examining Safeguards for Consumer Data Privacy.”
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