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US privacy petition could be good news for Canadian users of mobile devices

News | 02/02/2009 12:47 am EST

Canadians traveling to the United States, or visiting a U.S. website, will be affected by a petition to the Washington DC-based Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to get tough on mobile marketers and consumer privacy, some experts say. And while consumer protection laws are more stringent here in Canada, a Montreal lawyer says it’s time all governments considered a global framework to protect consumers from mobile marketing practices.

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