Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia told the AP it is “frustratingly common” for technology companies “to have corporate practices that diverge wildly from the totally reasonable expectations of their users,” and urged policies that would give users more control of their data. Rep. Frank Pallone of New Jersey called for “comprehensive consumer privacy and data security legislation” in the wake of the AP report.
More and more I want to use the Internet less and less. I already don’t use Google very much and I don’t have a Facebook account, but I’m sure both companies have a profile on me.
I’m going to go watch Cory Doctrow’s speech again while I consider switching to a landline and writing paper letters.