Dec 142012
 December 14, 2012  Posted by  Laws

Brendan Sasso reports:

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted in favor of Sen. Al Franken’s (D-Minn.) Location Privacy Protection Act on Thursday.

The bill would require companies to get a customer’s consent before collecting or sharing mobile location data. It would also ban mobile applications that secretly monitor the user’s location — a feature that Franken said allows for stalking and enables domestic violence.

Read more on The Hill.

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