Lawmakers Push Twitter To Reveal Tracking Practices

Law360, New York (May 25, 2012, 8:41 PM EDT) -- Two House Republicans prodded Twitter Inc. on Friday to disclose more information about its data collection and tracking practices, citing concerns over the company's implementation of new tailored suggestions despite its recent commitment to the Internet industry's do-not-track initiative.

Twitter announced its intention May 17 to honor consent mechanisms in certain Web browsers that allow users to block cookies that track their online activity, the same day it rolled out new tailored suggestions about the topics that users might be interested in following based on information...
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