Jail time for tech execs? A Democratic senator is proposing it.

By: David Ingram

A Democratic senator who frequently takes the lead on tech issues said Thursday that he was introducing legislation for a national “Do Not Track” system that would require tech companies such as Facebook and Google to offer privacy-friendly versions that don’t have targeted ads or other kinds of tracking.

The bill from Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., would allow tech companies to charge a reasonable fee for the versions without tracking, and the fee would be waived for people with low incomes, according to a description of the legislation released by his office.

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