The New York Times on Monday published an opinion column by David Hoffman, associate general counsel and global privacy officer at Intel. In “Intel Executive: Rein In Data Brokers,” Hoffman wrote that it is the responsibility of Congress to protect American citizens from brokers that sell personal data in a market valued at $2 billion.
“Did you know that your personal information is available online to anyone with $10? This isn’t some illegal, dark-web transaction. It’s a service provided by the online data-broker industry, which mines addresses, phone numbers and other personal information, and legally sells that information to anyone who pays.”
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