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    Roundup of News on Senate Hearing on Mobile Privacy

    Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), chairman of the subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law of the Senate Judiciary Committee has questioned Apple in writing about the recent controversy concerning researchers’ revelations about the tracking and storage of users’ location data on Apple iPhones and 3G-enabled iPad tablets. Today, he held a hearing on mobile privacy issues: “Protecting Mobile Privacy: Your Smartphones, Tablets, Cell Phones and Your Privacy.” Here’s a link to all the witnesses’ submitted testimony. And here’s a list of the various news stories:

    New York Times, Congress Hears From Apple and Google on Privacy

    Associated Press, Senate Panel Grills Apple, Google on Location Data

    Forbes, Senators Grill Apple And Google Over Smartphone Privacy

    Reuters, Senator Franken warns of mobile privacy reform dangers

    ABC News, Senate Panel Grills Apple, Google Over Cell Phone Privacy

    USA Today, Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on mobile privacy

    Wall Street Journal, Google and Apple Defend Data-Privacy Controls

    Bloomberg, Lawmakers Press Apple, Google on Smartphone Users’ Privacy

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