Live

Watch CBSN Live

Senator calls for law that could jail tech execs for tracking users' locations

A U.S. senator is calling for strict new rules to limit Silicon Valley's use of your personal data. The Consumer Data Protection Act would force companies to offer a "do not track" option. Any tech executives who mislead regulators could face prison time. The proposal comes as the makers of the Weather Channel app are accused of marketing the locations of tens of millions of users without their knowledge. Tony Dokoupil reports.
View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue