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US Senate Urge New Privacy Law that Could Effect Apple, Google & Others

It looks like the Senate hearing the case on mobile security and consumer privacy is not going to leave Apple and Google easily.

On Friday the two members of a prominent US Senate subcommittee put forth their recommendations to Congress for new laws that could impact the likes of Apple, Google, and RIM, as reported by modmyi site. Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) are encouraging a bill that would regulate consumer privacy across smartphones and the web. The lawmakers contend that the regulation is essential to impede “the practice of gathering and sharing personal user data.”

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