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FTC Releases Privacy Report, Weighs in on 'Do Not Track'

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a report on privacy relating to technology and the Internet. The FTC wants browsers and technology to give the choice to individual users to turn off tracking easily. The FTC mentioned nothing about passing any laws, but seems to have a more simple approach of putting the choice in consumers and users hands so that they can share what they want and keep private what they want. "While more work remains to be done on Do Not Track, the Commission believes that the developments to date are significant and provide an effective path forward," the FTC said in its report, "[URL="http://www.ftc.gov/os/2012/03/120326privacyreport.pdf"]Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change[/URL]."

Read more: [url]http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/171033/ftc-supports-right-to-opt-out-of-data-collection-b.html?edition=44998#ixzz1qNZ0t14U[/url]

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