John Eggerton reports:
The co-chairs of the House Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus have asked the FTC to investigate the use of ‘supercookies’ to collect personal data and track web users’ movements.
In a letter to the commission, Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) said they wanted to know what it has done, or plans to do, about investigating the use and impact of supercookies under the FTC’s authority to protect consumers against unfair and deceptive practices.
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