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Topic: consumer privacy

Groups Try to Jump-Start Privacy Legislation

Letter sent on two-year anniversary of administration's privacy bill of rights recommendation

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…

Senators Introduce Bill to Regulate Data Collection

Sets the stage for pushback from the ad industry

Commerce chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) have introduced a bill to lift the "veil of secrecy" behind data broker data collection practices, making good on a…

Privacy Groups Urge White House to Solicit Public Comment on Big Data

25 orgs sign

Privacy advocates and civil liberties groups are pushing the White House to accept public comments during its review of big data and the future of privacy as prescribed by President…

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