back to article FTC urged to clamp down on businesses' voracious appetite for data

Attorneys General from 33 US states are urging the Federal Trade Commission to take a practical step toward reining in commercial surveillance of consumers and minimize the data companies are authorized to collect. The letter [PDF] comes in response to the FTC's August announcement that it was seeking public comments on …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Clouds on the horizon of clouds

    Only consumer demand for freemium service is keeping the rain at bay.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Next you people will be demanding that they take the bar codes of the back of the aluminium foil boxes so they can't track who buys the stuff!

  3. Potemkine! Silver badge

    Look at the other side of the Ocean, there are laws already existing there which are very efficient to protect citizens' data. You only have to download the English version and apply.

    == Bring us Dabbsy back! ==

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Hah ha ha Hah

    Have you seen the random crap that governments (hello UK) ask if even if you are paying for a course all by yourself? And that's just education.

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