WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., wants to make opting out of online tracking as easy as adding your number to the Do Not Call list.Hawley will introduce legislation on Tuesday to create a “Do Not Track” program: It would require companies to limit data collection on Americans who check a setting in their web browsers or install a special app on their phones.It also would impose hefty fines on companies that, after people opt out, continue the controversial but pervasive practice of collecting broad data about consumers’ browsing activity or building highly customized profiles about them.

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