Democrats Draft an 'Internet Bill of Rights' To Regulate Big Tech
Saturday October 6, 2018. 02:10 AM , from Slashdot
The list includes the right to obtain, correct, or delete personal data 'where context appropriate and with a fair process.' That's not nearly as sweeping as the 'right to be forgotten' included in Europe's landmark General Data Protection Regulation, which took effect earlier this year. The Bill of Rights would also require companies that collect personal data to notify users of breaches in 'a timely manner' and mandate 'reasonable business practices and accountability to protect your privacy.' Swisher calls it 'an admirable list' but is concerned that codifying the principles 'will be like pushing back the ocean.' Many big tech companies have business models built entirely on collecting as much user data as possible.
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