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Online Publishers Association Gets a New CEO

Jason Kint succeeds Pam Horan

The Online Publishers Association, a relatively new organization representing some of the biggest publishing brands on the Internet, named Jason Kint CEO. Kint, a former svp of CBS Interactive and general…

Internet Activist Campaign Over Net Neutrality Escalates

Will protest of FCC rules become another SOPA?

Internet activists and consumer groups are hoping to mount another Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)-like campaign to convince the Federal Communications Commission to adopt ironclad net neutrality rules and abandon…

Snapchat Settles With the FTC Over Broken Privacy Promises

Snaps didn't disappear and data was collected

Snapchat, an app that promised messaging privacy, broke those promises to users, the Federal Trade Commission said Thursday. The hot startup agreed to settle with the FTC over charges it…

Internet Ad Companies Up the Ante on Ad Scams

Tech-support swindles are highlighted in coalition's first report

One big problem with fraudulent ads on the Internet is they keep coming back—and that's not good for either sellers or buyers of digital advertising. Trying a new strategy to combat…

Democratic FCC Commissioners Ask Wheeler to Slow Down Net Neutrality Proposal

Has inspired 'torrent of public response'

Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler may have just hit a snag in rushing his net neutrality proposal into the procedure pipeline at the May 15 meeting. On Wednesday, both Democratic…

Dems and GOP Reach Compromise on Reauthorization of Satellite Bill

House commerce expected to approve on Thursday

A bill to reauthorize the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act, which ensures that 1.5 million rural cable subscribers will be able to receive programming from all the TV networks,…

Mozilla Calls for Stricter Net Neutrality Rules

Browser maker files petition with FCC to reclassify the Internet

Mozilla on Monday offered an alternative to the Federal Communiations Commission’s controversial proposal to restore net neutrality. In a 17-page filing with the FCC, Mozilla outlined another approach that would classify the…

Why Advertisers Should Care About the White House Report on Big Data and Privacy

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The government has put out yet another report on big data and privacy, buzzwords that have scared consumers and dominated press headlines. So is this latest report something advertisers should…

White House Report on Big Data and Privacy Largely Ducks Surveillance Issue

John Podesta offers six recommendations

There were no surprises in the highly anticipated release of the White House report on big data and privacy, especially since the most controversial conclusion—that big data could lead to…

Broadcast Group Pursues New Front in War With Pay TV

Group hopes to divert attention from retransmission consent reform

TVFreedom, a broadcast front group formed in response to the American Television Alliance, a cable and satellite front group, is leveraging consumer hatred of rising cable bills in a bid…

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