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Senator Calls FTC to Probe Apple and Google on Mobile Privacy

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has never met a chance to get in the headlines that he didn’t like. His latest effort comes in the form of a letter to the FTC chair and wants the agency to look into mobile phone privacy in general. He has “specific” concerns that he was certainly briefed on (I [...]
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Apple and Google to Meet with Senator Over Privacy

Technology : Bits (3 years ago)

According to Sen. Charles Schumer, Apple and Google plan to meet with him to discuss a privacy loophole on smartphones that give apps unfettered access to people's personal photos. On Sunday, Mr. Schumer announced that he planned to... Read Post

Facebook, Apple, Google to speak at Senate commerce committee hearing on mobile privacy

Technology : Post Tech (4 years ago)

Apple and Google will return to the Hill this week to talk about mobile privacy, and this time they’ll be joined by a representative from Facebook. The Senate commerce committee, chaired by Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), announced ... Read Post

U.S. Sen. Schumer Asks Google And Apple About Their “Spy Planes” – Afraid They’ll Catch Sunbathers

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

As Google and Apple step up their mapping efforts, they are apparently raising some eyebrows in Washington. Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer wrote a letter to Google's CEO Larry Page and Apple's CEO Tim Cook. In this letter, h... Read Post

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