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Rockefeller Calls For ‘Do Not Track’

April 25, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning consumers that industry has failed to protect their privacy online, a top Senate Democrat said Wednesday that he will press legislation this year that would create a......

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walksabout

Apr-26-13 12:55 AM

recall, nobody asked for the internet. nobody. the powerful made it available to encourage everybody to be part of self reporting and human GPS syatem on themselves.

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walksabout

Apr-26-13 12:54 AM

you only post the minumum speed limit on the freeway inc ase you need to fine somebody for something and can only alledge they are going too slow.

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walksabout

Apr-26-13 12:50 AM

keep in mind, the golden rule. him with the gold rules.I just want to know how to keep all advertisement off my screen and my TV. they don't pay my bills and didn't buy my equipment either.

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TomStark

Apr-25-13 12:27 PM

The very same thing is happening and the government at the state and federal level are looking at it as an income source...Where, you ask? Common Core State Standards and the mandatory student information data base that must be linked to each state in order to be eligible for ESEA/RTTT Grant money. This is far more concerning that the problems on the internet. They may annoy, but selling our children's personally identifiable information to companies that want to sell testing materials and textbooks is criminal. And the Obama Admin. and D of Ed are doing it. WV is blindly following along with it. Go to WV Against Common Core on Facebook.

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tromba99

Apr-25-13 10:14 AM

"The American people are smart," said Sen. Jay Rockefeller

If this were actually true, Obama would not have been elected twice.

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Hefner

Apr-25-13 10:13 AM

Continued: therefore a waste of time and effort. It is too bad the Senator doesn't have the same concern for the many ways the government invades our privacy, as he has for the commercial invasion of our privacy.

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Hefner

Apr-25-13 10:08 AM

I agree with the concept but the law will have no teeth therrefore

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daWraith

Apr-25-13 9:35 AM

WWU, Blackrock: ditto!

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Blackrock

Apr-25-13 9:02 AM

Rocky has drifted into oblivion.

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daWraith

Apr-25-13 7:47 AM

How about DO NOT TAX----the Internet sales!!

Oh Yeah, politicians need MO' MONEY to waste!!

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SpankysLastDance

Apr-25-13 7:41 AM

Another law that won't work. The "Do Not Call List" doe's not work. In fact, around election time, the phone NEVER stops ringing. Even the cell phone never stops. We all know that any information you give to anybody, including the government, gets bundled with other peoples info and is sold for a profit. These law-makers are a joke. Don't they have more important things to do?

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TrollSlayer

Apr-25-13 7:31 AM

Don't want them to have all that personal information? Then stop giving them all that personal information. Duh... As always, there's a price for all that free stuff.

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LogHog

Apr-25-13 7:22 AM

politics is nothing but a show for ugly people.. while they fleece the people they represent, they are putting on a show to try to make people think everything is done to help the people of the country..

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Johnson2616

Apr-25-13 7:11 AM

Sure, let congress waste time and money on ANOTHER law that won't work, won't be enforced, AND WILL be ignored. We're all familiar with the "Do Not Call" law and most of us are familiar with the fact that its being ignored and/or circumvented. Get real Rockefeller, do something constructive (besides retiring).

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walksabout

Apr-25-13 2:36 AM

lawmakers need to fess up to the stuff they pass in dark of night. they need to give the American paople a one month window to disconnect from all high tech gadgetry and cancel their service providers for privacy respect.

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