Congress spotlights another American data pimper

17 Lug Congress spotlights another American data pimper

Congressman Ed Markey – chair of the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet – has called out another American ISP for pimping user data to NebuAd, the Phorm-like behavioral ad targeter.

Yesterday, Markey and fellow Congressional big-wigs John D. Dingell (chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce) and Joe Barton (ranking member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce) lobbed an open letter at the Kansas-based Embarq Corporation, questioning the NebuAd tests it ran this spring. Leggi tutto