Lawmakers Aim Mobile Privacy Push

Lawmakers Aim Mobile Privacy Push

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Alan Davidson, director of public policy at Google Inc., testifies at a Senate Commerce Committee panel hearing on mobile privacy in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, May 19, 2011. U.S. lawmakers, considering legislation aimed at protecting consumers' online privacy, said the market for smartphone applications needs to be regulated to prevent the inappropriate sharing of user data.