Online Privacy Laws: Good Idea Or An Internet Innovation Killer? Where do you Stand on this Important Issue?
Online privacy laws are a hot topic — from Capitol Hill to Downing Street. Legislators are eager to push through a universal online privacy act — and private citizens are becoming concerned about how companies use personally identifiable information. Search engine companies and big online platforms are pushing for a more open Internet, while the populous is clamoring for more online privacy. Proponents of online privacy laws want to make sure “personally identifiable” data remains private. Opponents of online privacy laws worry that implementation of such acts will be costly and inhibit Internet innovation. Where do you stand?