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Dem Lawmaker Wants To Jail Tech CEOs Who Sell Your Data

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Democratic Senator Ron Wyden is taking your online privacy rights very seriously and Wyden has drafted new legislation called the mind your business act that is directed towards tech giants here in the United States and here is what that much needed legislation would do Basically it says that any tech company here in the United States or, anytime a person goes online, they have to consent to the company to whatever website or you know, tech giant it is that they're okay with their data being collected by that company and then sold to other people and companies

If they do not approve this, you, according to this legislation, cannot take their data and do anything with it You can't take it at all It's not yours Basically this legislation gives consumers their rights back rights that have been trampled because as it is right now, really not a ton of regulations protecting us when we go online, but that's not the only part That's not the only good thing about this legislation

Wyden wants to not just give consumers control of their privacy back, but he wants to punish the CEOs of these companies, which would include Mark Zuckerberg when they lie about collecting our data, when they sell our data without our permission, and when they sell it to people who we did not approve them to sell it to, he wants to throw them in jail He wants to fine them heavily, but more importantly, again, he wants to throw them in jail and that's what has to happen as Wyden specifically said, people like Mark Zuckerberg have to face consequences or else they won't change their actions And that really gets to the heart of not just the tech giants, but all of corporate America until they face consequences, personal consequences for their actions, they're going to keep doing it We have seen it with drug companies, insurance companies, oil companies, chem and chemical companies, and now tech companies, wall street banks, probably the worst of the worst, but all we ever do is fine them They pay a little bit of money

That's usually far less than what they scammed out of consumers to begin with And then they just go right back to their illegal activity You have to put 'em in jail There has to be a consequence for those at the top because if there is not, they will not stop Ron Wyden is 100% correct about that

People have to go to jail That's why jails there That's why it exists, not just as a punishment, but also as a deterrent And for far too long, CEOs and executives here in the United States have avoided seeing the inside of a prison So even when they knowingly and willfully break the law, instead they shell out a couple million, sometimes a couple billion dollars from their company

They write off most of that in taxes and they go about their day It's a lot harder to write checks when you're sitting behind bars Ron Wyden understands that and he wants tech giants to understand that that could be their future

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