A bipartisan push for a new US law could see companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon having to state exactly how much your data is worth. Consumers would be better able to understand how much privacy they were sacrificing to use free services if the value of the data used by the companies was made explicit … more… The post US law could require Google & Facebook to state how much your data is worth appeared first on 9to5Mac.... 9to5Mac · 4 weeks
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