Freeman

IN BRIEF

Government Wants to Protect Consumers from Intrusion

MARCH 27, 2012

“The government’s chief consumer protection agency said on Monday that it intended to take direct aim at the vast industry that has grown up around the buying and selling of information about American consumers.” (New York Times)

The irony of government concern about our privacy!

FEE Timely Classic
“Ignoring Real Privacy Problems” by James Plummer

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