The caucus, made up of both Democrats and Republicans, has requested information from companies that collect, analyze, and sell consumer information.
Structured like an app store, new site presents itself as a lesson plan marketplace for everything from fitness to language learning. Note to founders: you've got your work cut out for you in keeping the scam artists out.
Here are some examples of how you opt out from sites that harvest and collect your personal information.
Online data brokers can make you feel naked in front of the world. Brian Cooley shows you how to opt out of their dossier on you - for now.
Ticketmaster has sued RMG, a company that provides software that allegedly helps ticket brokers snap up seats for popular shows. But the fact that most of these tickets sell suggest that concerts are actually underpriced.
The Justice Department reaches a settlement with the National Association of Realtors that will require the trade association to provide Web-based brokers with equal access to home listings.
Leading data broker Acxiom's free AboutTheData.com service offers a glimpse of the ad-targeting information the company has collected about you. But opting out of targeted ads may not be so simple.
Acxiom, the company that tracks everything from your income to your politics, plans to introduce a service that will reveal what it knows about you, according to a new report.
The Internet retail giant's stock crosses milestone trading point a day after Apple loses a landmark e-book antitrust case.