Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Weird's Deep Thoughts (Wednesday Paranoia Edition): Bill Seeks To Give Consumers Access To All That Personal Data Companies Are Mining

From Consumerist: We all know (or should know) by now that there’s a whole lot of information about us floating out there on the Internet. Companies like Facebook, Twitter, Google and others are busy collecting that info from data brokers and using it in ways seen and unseen. But it’s hard to put a finger on just what about you these companies have, something a new bill called the Right to Know Act is seeking to change in California.

The Right to Know Act would give consumers the ability to request a list of all the ways their personal info is being traded and sold in exchanges with online advertisers, data brokers, third-party apps and so on…..

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