Meanwhile, according to Reuters, the FTC has warned big phone and Internet companies like AT&T and Google that they are fast approaching their last chance to self-regulate how they deal with consumers' behavioural information.
Reuters quotes FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz saying: "From my perspective, the industry is pretty close to its last clear chance to demonstrate" that it can police itself. If they don't, it's likely that the FTC, under the Obama administration, will step in regulate consumer privacy for them.
So, for companies big and small, it seems that privacy really does pay.
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