Reshared post from +Tim O’Reilly
"We're able to view just everything that they do," Verizon Wireless exec has boasted. This is why all the government focus on privacy issues at Google and Facebook seems so wrong-headed. There are a lot of companies that have just as much data or more about what people are doing, and who are exploiting the hell out of it while getting a free pass from regulators.
Verizon draws fire for monitoring app usage, browsing habits
‘We’re able to view just everything that they do,’ Verizon Wireless exec has boasted. Privacy groups say initiative — including linking databases showing whether customers own pets — may violate wir…
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