consumer privacy law

Groups Try to Jump-Start Privacy Legislation

Two years ago, President Obama announced a commitment to establish a consumer privacy bill of rights. Two years later, a coalition of more than two dozen privacy and consumer organization hope to light a fire under the Administration to work with Congress to get a bill done.

Senators Introduce Bill to Regulate Data Collection

Commerce chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) and Sen.

Advertisers Pay 3 Times More for Cookie-Based Ads

A new study from the Digital Advertising Alliance found that advertisers will pay a substantially higher premium for interest-based ads.

Google’s Purchase of Nest Likely to Raise Privacy Questions in D.C.

Washington may have been in learning mode when it comes to the so-called Internet of Things and privacy issues. Even at the Consumer Electronics Show last week, most regulators said they were in an information-gathering mode.

California Paves the Way for Privacy

If not for California, consumer privacy law would be at a complete standstill.