May 17, 2011
Originally appeared as California Internet Privacy Bill: Facebook, Google Explain 'Strong' Opposition in The Huffington Post
Filed under Consumer Privacy
I think the idea of telling people what is going on and giving them control over their information from the beginning is a good idea for social networks and others places as well.
A coalition of web giants including Facebook, Google, Twitter and Skype announced they oppose a landmark California bill seeking to drastically revamp social networking sites' privacy protections, arguing in a letter that the proposed legislation is unconstitutional, a threat to businesses and would actually decrease users' privacy.