A report by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on the data collection and use practices of internet service providers found many collect and share more data than consumers expect. The report found the six ISPs combine personal, application and web browsing data for ad targeting and share real-time location data with third parties. It also raised concerns with companies’ privacy protections and said while many ISPs claim to offer consumers choice around their data, many make it difficult for consumers to exercise those choices.
FTC Staff Report: Examining the Privacy Practices of Six Major Internet Service Providers
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