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Silicon Valley trying to kill Internet privacy bill

Another instance of “Who Owns the Data?”

…the Right to Know Act, accuses the business groups of overreacting to hide their true intentions: to keep out of the public’s eye the lucrative practice of amassing personal information on people who use online services, computer apps, social networking sites and other portals that track people’s locations, buying habits, favorite foods and movies, and even their sexual orientation.

“A lot of companies don’t want consumers to know what’s happening to their personal information,”…

via Silicon Valley companies quietly try to kill Internet privacy bill – San Jose Mercury News.

So much for don’t be evil

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