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 January 31, 2012  Business, Laws

Jaikumar Vijayan reports:

U.S. Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) has proposed a bill that would require all phone companies to notify consumers of any user tracking and monitoring software in their cell phones.

Markey’s proposed Mobile Device Privacy Act is in response to the recent controversy surrounding the use of Carrier IQ’s user tracking software in millions of mobile phones from companies such as Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile.

Read more on Computerworld.

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