Jul 282013
 
 July 28, 2013  Business, Surveillance, U.S.

Amanda Cedrone reports:

Sen. Charles Schumer on Sunday called on the Federal Trade Commission to allow shoppers to opt out of having their movements tracked by their cellphones while at retail stores.

“What we’re saying very simply is that it is a bad idea to allow people to be tracked without their knowledge and permission,” Schumer (D-N.Y.) said at a news conference in Manhattan. “It’s going too far.”

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