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F.T.C. Floats "Reclaim Your Name" Data Protection Effort

The Federal Trade Commission is considering an industrywide initiative -- tentatively titled “Reclaim Your Name” -- to give consumers access to their own records held by so-called data brokers. Referring to the F.T.C.’s Julie Brill, The New York Times’ Bits blog writes: “She envisions an online portal where data brokers would describe their data collection practices and their consumer access policies.”


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