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California Public Utilities Commissioners voted today to bury their heads in the sand regarding cell phone privacy.

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JL A. (287)
Friday January 17, 2014, 12:59 pm
California Public Utilities Commissioners voted today to bury their heads in the sand regarding cell phone privacy.

The Commission voted 3-2 to reject a petition from CFC, TURN and Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, asking for a thorough review of cell phone privacy concerns. We thank Commissioners Catherine Sandoval and Mike Florio who voted to develop rules for cell phone privacy.

Join us in placing privacy protection on the ballot.

When the PUC established telecom privacy rules in 1986, smart phones didn’t exist. Today, over one hundred million phones sold by Sprint, AT&T, Verizon and others are embedded with software that collects customer address books, web searches, text message content and other data - without our knowledge or consent. Learn More

The PUC and the majoritiy of lawmakers have shown no desire to tackle corporate privacy abuses.

That leaves it up to us – the people – to protect our own privacy. CFC is formulating a privacy ballot initiative with tough financial penalties for corporate misdeeds.

Please join us in support of a strong privacy ballot initiative.

Thank you for your support.

Richard Holober, Executive Director

Carrie Not Well B. (316)
Friday January 17, 2014, 1:41 pm
Signed and noted.

Mary T. (339)
Friday January 17, 2014, 1:50 pm
Thank you for taking action - thank you JL

Barbara K. (67)
Friday January 17, 2014, 3:28 pm
S & N, thanks my friend.

Natasha Salgado (660)
Friday January 17, 2014, 3:42 pm
#564-thx JL

. (0)
Friday January 17, 2014, 5:11 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks for sharing, JL.

Friday January 17, 2014, 6:31 pm

Signed * Yes put this on the Ballot!!
Thank You JLA

Dandelion G. (383)
Friday January 17, 2014, 8:02 pm
Thank you for taking action. Now help us spread the word. Heck yes.

JL A. (287)
Friday January 17, 2014, 8:05 pm
I really appreciate all of you helping CA on this one--it could become a model for the nation once we have a functioning Congress.

Sherri G. (128)
Friday January 17, 2014, 9:32 pm
Privacy in CA and protecting our land, water and air is a must in CA. Signed and Noted TY JL.

Friday January 17, 2014, 11:05 pm
Noted and signed - Thank you JL A

Sara W. (107)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 11:13 am

linda b. (186)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 12:03 pm
This a violation of people's human rights. Signed thanks JLA.

Kamia T. (90)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 2:09 pm
Signed and noted. And getting California to move the other way is VERY important, because often what starts there rapidly mushrooms out to other states. Of course the legislators played Ostrich -- where do you think they get huge campaign contributions?

John B. (194)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 2:33 pm
Thanks JL for the link. Signed and noted.
"Your information has been submitted.
Thank you for taking action."

Lois Jordan (61)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 3:22 pm
Signed & noted. Thanks, JL.

Patsy Olive (0)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 5:22 pm
Noted signed & tweeted.

AwayNoFwdStars V. (193)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 8:24 pm
S&N, Thanks

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 8:39 pm
Thank you for taking action. TY JL

SuSanne P. (190)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 8:56 pm
Put privacy on the California bill. SIGNED AS QUICK AS MY FINGERS WOULD TYPE! TY dearly.

Colleen L. (2)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 9:43 pm
Petition signed. Thanks JL

Giana Peranio-Paz (404)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 10:32 pm
Noted and signed, thanks JL>

AwayNoFwdsStars V. (201)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 5:32 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 12:37 pm
Noted, signed, twittered, fb and google shared. Thanks hon

Angelus Silesius (66)
Sunday January 19, 2014, 6:36 pm
Will anyone have the balls to stand up for privacy?

Kathleen R. (138)
Monday January 20, 2014, 4:00 pm
signed & noted

Karen Kersten-Chestney (112)
Monday January 20, 2014, 6:53 pm
Signed and sent.....Thanks.
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