"Anything that can be done from a prevention point of view is much better than trying to plug a hole or deal with privacy breaches or deal with other large scale problems after the fact. By then, the damage is done, information's compromised, and people are left to pick up the pieces," said Pennsylvania State Attorney General spokesman Nils Frederiksen.
"Certainly, Google might have interest in consolidating things and offering some consumers the ability to have their information shared across these different platforms. In fact, some consumers may want it. The issue isn't necessarily that," said Frederiksen. "The issue is that consumers aren't being given the option of opting out."
A total of 36 attorneys general signed the letter to the company, requesting a response by Wednesday.