Disney CEO Blasts Lawmaker Over MagicBands Investigation

Law360, New York (January 29, 2013, 4:19 PM EST) -- Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger on Monday blasted Rep. Ed Markey's request for information about the company's proposed use of so-called MagicBands that could collect information about theme park guests, calling Markey's assertions "ludicrous" and "ill-informed."

The Massachusetts Democrat last week asked the company to explain the MagicBands, citing concerns about children's privacy, and Iger responded with a letter of his own, saying the program was designed with privacy controls from the outset and that parents will have full control over their children's participation....
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