Oct 242010
 
 October 24, 2010  Business

Julia Angwin reports:

Jim Dempsey, a privacy advocate at the Center for Democracy and Technology, said he resigned from RapLeaf Inc.’s privacy advisory board after being contacted by the Wall Street Journal about his role at the Internet tracking company.

Mr. Dempsey is a vice president at the Center for Democracy and Technology, a Washington nonprofit advocacy group. The center is pushing for federal privacy legislation that would require websites to notify consumers if their data are being shared with third parties such as RapLeaf.

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