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Ads May Soon Stalk You on TV Like They Do on Your Facebook Feed

According to a brief article in Slashdot: “The Federal Communications Commission is poised to approve a new broadcast standard that will let broadcasters do something cable TV companies already do: harvest data about what you watch so advertisers can customize pitches. ”

The short article is at and contains a link to the FCC’s 109-page proposed rule that is scheduled for a vote by commissioners Thursday.

Categories: Business News

1 reply

  1. I can’t figure out whether the FCC is taking comments on this and if so, how to submit them. Does anyone know?


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