Top lawyers at Facebook, Google and LinkedIn last week proclaimed very publicly that internet users don't need the government to protect their privacy online. The argument coming from these companies - whose only way to make money is, incidentally, to use your personal information to sell advertising - is simple: trust us. They were making their case at hearings held at UC-Berkeley School of Law by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which is considering the need for new rules for protecting privacy on the Web.
Top lawyers at Facebook, Google and LinkedIn last week proclaimed very publicly that internet users don’t need the government to protect their privacy online.
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