Data Brokers: A Call for Transparency and Accountability

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Free
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Tuesday, May 28, 2024
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Publication year
2014
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IT

In this report, the Federal Trade Commission discusses the results of an in-depth study of nine major data brokers. Their behavior in the market and the concern for privacy of the massive amount of publicly available consumer data is of main discussion in this document. Additional topics mentioned include: data acquisition, development of products, types of products, data quality, consumer controls, as well as finding and recommendations about regulation of the data broker industry.

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