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Uncle Sam -- Privacy Hypocrite

Dr_Zinj Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 9:02 AM
Control is the enemy of freedom. Surveillence is the enemy of privacy.
goldilocks Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 10:20 AM

It all started with a big bang aka "W"!
midfielder2 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 1:04 PM
And has been brought to a fine science by Obumf**k

If one were to read the Federal Trade Commission’s recent staff report discussing ways to protect consumer privacy in mobile apps, one might conclude the federal government genuinely was concerned about consumer privacy.

Among other recommendations, the report supports safeguards such as making data collection more transparent for consumers, requiring affirmative express consent in real-time before data is collected, and adding “Do Not Track” (DNT) mechanisms for mobile users. The agency goes on to give itself a hearty pat on the back for endorsing such processes. In the words of Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz, “[t[hese best practices will help to...