ReesesPuffs.com, HappyMeal.com Under Fire From Privacy Groups

Aug 22, 2012 - A collective of advocacy organizations sent letters to the Federal Trade Commission today asking the agency to investigate several branded sites aimed at kids. Comments

FTC Finalizes Settlement With Facebook

Facebook home page Aug 10, 2012 - Social giant agrees to biennial privacy audits and explicit user consent for data sharing. Comments

Google Settles for $22.5M Fine in FTC Privacy Suit

ftc-logo-gif Aug 9, 2012 - The FTC said that the company would be paying a record fine in the Safari cookies case. Comments

Kids Privacy Rule Changes Satisfy Some Ad Industry Concerns

ftc-logo-gif Aug 1, 2012 - Proposed COPPA rule change by FTC would not apply to contextual ads. Comments

Google VP Dines With FTC Chairman Amid Antitrust Talks

compare-credit-cards-google-info-box Jun 5, 2012 - Can Google remain an unbiased search engine while deriving ad income? 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

EU Wants Google to Help Solve Antitrust Concerns

eucommission May 21, 2012 - The EU Commission gives Google the chance to avoid fines and more stringent remedies. 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

3 Social Community Strategies to Drive Innovation, Engagement, and Sales

Apr 19, 2012 - Have you nurtured an active community of brand advocates? Here's what's next. Comments

FTC Regulations and Email Marketing

Apr 11, 2012 - What can email marketers learn from the FTC's final privacy report? Comments

Senate Confirms FTC's Leibowitz for a Second Term

Mar 30, 2012 - Leibowitz has made online privacy, especially around ad tracking, one of his key issues. Comments

Yahoo Begins Honoring Browser Do-Not-Track Signals

Mar 29, 2012 - Becomes one of the first major ad sellers to support opt-out standard. 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

U.S. and E.U. Stress Plans for Global Privacy Protection

eucommission Mar 19, 2012 - Leaders gathered today in Brussels and Washington, D.C. to discuss goals for a global privacy framework. 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

FTC Asked to Investigate Apple and Google Over Data Collection

android-logo Mar 5, 2012 - Senator Charles Schumer concerned apps could be collecting names, numbers and emails. Comments

NAI Executive Director - Let's Talk Privacy

Feb 28, 2012 - Working together to build a bright future for online advertising.

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

FTC Sees Privacy Failings in Mobile Apps for Kids

kid-iphone-child-smartphone Feb 16, 2012 - Agency examined hundreds of apps in the Apple App Store and Android Marketplace. Comments

Acai Sellers Are Barred From Using Fake News Sites

Jan 25, 2012 - Six online marketers agree to settlements. Comments

2012 Email Marketing Predictions

Jan 3, 2012 - The sheer fascination of launching social marketing campaigns will subside - and four other trends that will impact marketers in the coming year. Comments

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