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Acxiom keeps eye on federal data policy

Government contracts grow within company since 9/11

Posted: February 16, 2014 at 3:11 a.m.

Flags fly Thursday outside Acxiom Corp.’s building in downtown Little Rock. Company leaders say they are watching for changes in government policy on data collection after President Barack Obama announced plans to reform the nation’s spy programs.

Flags fly Thursday outside Acxiom Corp.’s building in downtown Little Rock. Company leaders say they are watching for changes in government policy on data collection after President Barack Obama announced plans to reform the nation’s spy programs.

As technology companies such as Google Inc. and Facebook push the federal government to be more transparent about requests for data, Acxiom Corp. is monitoring the debate to see how potential policy changes could affect the data-brokering industry.

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Business, Pages 67 on 02/16/2014

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