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Microsoft’s Default Do Not Track Barely Discussed at W3C Meetings

Oct 11, 2012 - Consensus among industry and privacy groups is crucial to the adoption of any Do Not Track standard, but stakeholders at a recent W3C meeting in Brussels can't even agree on the need for consensus. Comments

Security Execs Say Facebook Use Has Eroded Privacy Forever

facebook-homepage Oct 10, 2012 - Data published on social networks will last forever, warns security panel. Comments

Facebook Data Partner Gets Senator's Scrutiny

jayrockefeller Oct 10, 2012 - Senator Jay Rockefeller asked nine data firms including Acxiom and Facebook partner DataLogix, to provide detailed information on the consumer data they collect. Comments

ANA Harshes Microsoft’s Windows 8 High With Do-Not-Track Protest

privacy-image Oct 2, 2012 - The ANA reiterated at Advertising Week its opposition to making "do-not-track" the default option in the next version of Internet Explorer, IE10. Comments

Google Adds Do Not Track Option to Chrome

Google Chrome logo Sep 14, 2012 - Google's Chrome is the latest browser to allow users to block monitoring. Comments

Why IE's Do Not Track Default Setting Is Bad News for Advertisers

Aug 28, 2012 - How changes in private browsing settings may affect remarketing campaigns. Comments

Microsoft Signals Commitment to Do Not Track by Default

privacy-image Aug 8, 2012 - Chief Privacy Officer Brendon Lynch reaffirmed the company's plans to automatically enable Do Not Track in the upcoming version of Internet Explorer. Comments

Do Not Track Standards Not Settled in W3C Meetings

privacy-image Jun 25, 2012 - EU said Microsoft should be allowed to implement DNT by default. Comments

Microsoft Do Not Track Move Stuns Privacy Partners

privacy-image Jun 1, 2012 - Conspiracy theories rise, Firefox browser maker dislikes default DNT move. Comments

For Do-Not-Track Users, Tailored Twitter Won't Work

twitterbirds May 23, 2012 - Twitter's new feature is reliant in part on tracking DNT would disable. Comments

Do Not Track May Come by Year's End

leibowitz-ftc May 9, 2012 - Industry may want DNT to allow basic data collection; the FTC and others do not. Comments

TRUSTe Mobile Ad Tool Aims to Plug Privacy Holes

Apr 3, 2012 - System lets them consumers set mobile tracking preferences. Comments

FTC Wants Online Privacy Hub for Data Brokers

ftc-logo-gif Mar 26, 2012 - Agency publishes final privacy framework, reaffirming support for legislation. Comments

Europe Increases Pressure on Online Ad Industry

eucommission Mar 7, 2012 - Letter from EU privacy group to IAB Europe adds another wrinkle to developing story. Comments

Ad Industry Joins FTC, White House in Do Not Track for Browsers

Feb 23, 2012 - The FTC would enforce compliance of Digital Advertising Alliance members with a browser-based do not track system. Comments

Do Not Track: How Small Groups Have a Big Impact on Privacy Debate

jeffchester Dec 28, 2011 - Groups like Center for Digital Democracy played key roles in influencing privacy legislation introduced in 2011. Comments

Commissioner Says FTC Is Not Ready to Advise on Do-Not-Track

ftc-rosch Aug 23, 2011 - J. Thomas Rosch is skeptical of self-regulatory initiatives and of FTC's understanding of what consumers want when it comes to privacy. Comments

DAA Steps Up Enforcement of Self-Regulatory Program

May 23, 2011 - Better Business Bureau has contacted over 100 companies to test compliance. Comments

Privacy Bills: Which One Would Ad Industry Choose?

privacy-image May 18, 2011 - A breakdown of the six online privacy bills and what they call for. Comments

Two More Online Privacy Bills to Hit Congress

edmarkey May 6, 2011 - Another do-not-track bill is expected in the U.S. Senate soon, while in the House, a new draft bill tackles young people's data. Comments

Apple Adds Do-Not-Track to Safari Browser

Apr 13, 2011 - The introduction leaves Google's Chrome as the only major browser without a do-not-track mechanism. Comments

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