Amazon’s Kindle Fire faces more questions about privacy
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) wants to know more about how Amazon will use all the information it can now collect. Markey has been asking the Seattle company for more details about how its browser works since shortly after the Amazon Fire was unveiled. Unfortunately for Amazon, the Congressman still is not satisfied with the answers he’s getting.
“Amazon is collecting a massive amount of information about Kindle Fire users, and it has a responsibility to be transparent with its customers.”
“Amazon’s responses to my inquiries do not provide enough detail about how the company intends to use customer information, beyond acknowledging that the company uses this valuable information,” Markey said in a statement. “Amazon states ‘Customer information is an important part of our business,’ but it is also important for customers to know how the company uses their personal information.”
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