ROCK (Ark News Bureau) — It may sound contradictory, but the head of a Little Rock
company that gathers and sells consumer data says he supports stronger
laws to protect consumers' privacy.
Acxiom CEO Scott Howe has
said in recent speeches and interviews that the company supports new
government regulation of data brokers to protect consumer data if the
regulation addresses specific concerns, not vague concepts, according to
reporting by Talk Business.
comments come while Acxiom and other similar companies are under
scrutiny by the Senate Commerce Committee, chaired by Sen. Jay
Rockefeller, D-W. Va. Rockefeller has been holding hearings for more
than a year on the practices of data brokers like Acxiom, Epsilon and
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