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AdChoices Icon Under Scrutiny as DAA Seeks New Director

Apr 2, 2012 - Around half of users surveyed had never seen the ad icon when showed it in context in August 2011. 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. Lawmakers Demand iPhone App Data From Twitter and Facebook

Apple iPhone 4S Mar 23, 2012 - Senators investigating how 33 popular iPhone applications collect consumer data. 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

Yahoo Suit Against Facebook Includes Online Ad Patents

A Facebook logo Mar 13, 2012 - Alleges news feed and video content ads are based on Yahoo patents. Comments

Search Marketing and Social Media in Regulated Industries

Mar 12, 2012 - Despite the complexity, companies can stay within the "compliance envelope" by being proactive in their marketing. 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

Nick Cannon to Give Privacy Bill Star Treatment

nickcannon Mar 5, 2012 - America’s Got Talent host will talk teen Internet safety at a congressional briefing on Wednesday. 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

European Data Protection Chief Warns Google

EU justice commissioner Viviane Reding Mar 2, 2012 - Viviane Reding concerned by search giant's policy changes Comments

Google Rolls Out Privacy Changes Despite Protests

Google logo Mar 1, 2012 - Firm attempts to reassure users that privacy controls remain unchanged. Comments

European Regulators Call Google Privacy Changes Unlawful

Google logo (Robert Scoble Flickr) Feb 29, 2012 - More concerns raised with radical privacy changes from search giant Comments

U.S. State Attorneys Take Aim at Google Privacy Plan

Feb 23, 2012 - Attorneys General have "strong concern" with overhaul 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

ICO Investigating Google Over Browser Privacy Claims

Browser address bar with mouse cursor Feb 22, 2012 - Data watchdog once again in discussions with search giant 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

Privacy Group Sues FTC to Stop New Google Privacy Policy

Feb 9, 2012 - EPIC argues consolidated policy violates a consent order Google signed with the FTC last year. Comments

Google to EU Privacy Watchdogs: You Can't Stop Us

eucommission Feb 3, 2012 - Despite a request to suspend privacy policy plans, Google said it would proceed with its agenda. Comments

Tracking Firm AdTruth to Work With W3C on Privacy

fingerprinting Feb 2, 2012 - AdTruth and other device fingerprinting companies see opportunity in Do-Not-Track. Comments

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