Curran Will Be Sweating

Clare Curran will be sweating if this became law here, it could disrupt her intelligence gathering operations against party members that break rank:

“A US politician campaigning for tighter restrictions on location tracking via mobile devices has had his bill approved by a Senate committee.

The Location Privacy Protection Act would require firms to get customers’ permission before collecting location data or sharing it with third-parties.

It would also outlaw apps from collecting or sharing location data without the consent of the owner.

“I believe that Americans have the fundamental right to control who can track their location, and whether or not that information can be given to third parties,” Senator Franken told?The Hill’s technology blog.”