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Lawmakers call for greater privacy protection laws for mobile phones
Posted May 20, 2011 2:11pm by Phil Hornshaw

Lawmakers call for greater privacy protection laws for mobile phones - Android app article - Phil Hornshaw | Appolicious ™ Android App Directory

Members of the U.S. Senate’s Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee are urging lawmakers to pass laws that will give wireless subscribers greater protection for their personal information, following controversy surrounding smartphones tracking user location and security breaches in their mobile apps.

A hearing that took place Thursday had representatives from Google (GOOG), Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT) present to answer questions of the committee. A similar hearing took place a week ago before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law, specifically addressing location tracking issues that were in the news last month