FTC 'Do Not Track' proposal: Bigger fish to fry

The FTC has proposed an Internet "Do Not Call" list, but it won't protect you from the real privacy issues.

By Jared Newman, PC World |  Security, privacy

I'm not sure whether the FTC should punish Websites for transgressions like these -- fear of regulation could certainly stifle innovation -- but they're great examples of why a "Do Not Call" Internet equivalent should focus on data use instead of data collection. I don't care if some telemarketer knows what I like, as long as he doesn't call me to chat about it during dinner.

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