"Do Not Track" idea heads to Washington

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va, has introduced legislation that would require online businesses to give consumers the opportunity to opt-out of information tracking, including mobile network tracking.

Consumer Action says the Do Not Track Online Act of 2011 offers strong protections that if passed, will give consumers meaningful new privacy rights.

Last week, ABC7 reported that a bill was working its way through the California Legislature; now the idea is going nationwide.

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