Protecting Consumers Online

Mr. Schwartz talked about his recent study looking at the increase of privacy invasions caused by online activities. He said that… read more

Mr. Schwartz talked about his recent study looking at the increase of privacy invasions caused by online activities. He said that the increase of “spam” and “phishing” electronic mails (which trick consumers into entering personal information into fake web sites) is cause for the federal government to make better efforts to protect consumers. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Ari Schwartz Deputy Director Center for Democracy and Technology
  • Peter Slen Executive Producer C-SPAN->Washington Journal

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Aug 12, 2006

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  • Aug 12, 2006 | 9:41am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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