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Internet Privacy: News, Policy

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As the Internet becomes an increasingly integral part of our daily lives, so too does the conversation about users’ privacy on the Web. Through suggested guidelines and legislative proposals, it’s clear the federal government is trying to find a framework that strikes the right balance of protecting consumers without creating an unfair burden for corporations.

Meanwhile, consumer advocacy groups have attempted to shape the debate on this issue and major Web companies such as Google and Facebook are developing their own policies which they say allow users to customize the extent to which they are tracked.