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Data Brokers Under the Magnifying Glass of Congress
2012-07-26 06:23:24

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A common theme in the dark science fiction genre of cyberpunk revolved around the sale of data - often through illicit means. This dark future, which saw console cowboys hawking their trade in oftentimes stolen data, may not come to fruition as eight members of Congress have opened a sweeping investigation in data brokers. The Bipartisan Congressional Privacy Caucus co-chaired by Edward J Markey, Democrat of Massachusetts,...


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