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Ad Industry Will Soon Unveil a Do Not Track Browser Solution Consumers will be able to opt out of data collection

After dissing the likes of Microsoft and Mozilla for their default Do Not Track browsers and after walking out of the World Wide Web Consortium's tracking protection working group, the…

April 29, 2014, 3:01 PM EDT

Mozilla Embraces Native Ads in Firefox Browser Also developing editorial product called Voices

Mozilla is embracing advertising with sponsored content in its Web browser and potentially within a new editorial initiative it calls Voices. The developer of Firefox announced that it would sell…

February 12, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

Government Report Calls For Comprehensive Privacy Law Consumers should have more information, control over personal data

A new report on consumer privacy from the Government Accountability Office concludes that there ought to be a comprehensive federal law governing the collection, use and sale of personal information…

November 20, 2013, 2:52 PM EST

Facebook Goes Ahead With Updates to Data Use Policy Says language changes do not affect a change in policy

Facebook went ahead Friday with edits to its data use policy that the social network says really changes nothing about its advertising and policy practices. The language changes, proposed in September…

November 16, 2013, 11:52 AM EST

Markey, Barton Bring Back Do Not Track Kids Bill It would extend digital privacy protections to teens 13-15

Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.) aren't giving up on passing legislation to extend online and mobile privacy protections to teens 13 to 15. On Thursday, the…

November 14, 2013, 4:08 PM EST

California Paves the Way for Privacy Taking the reins on behalf of the nation

If not for California, consumer privacy law would be at a complete standstill. Despite Google’s recent move to sell and embed user endorsements in advertising and Facebook’s decision to make users’…

October 21, 2013, 11:04 PM EDT

DAA to Convene New Do Not Track Group [Updated] Vote will decide if embattled W3C working group should continue working

As the World Wide Web Consortium's Do Not Track group continues to spin out of control, the Digital Advertising Alliance—which is exiting the multi-stakeholder group—convened a new group to work…

October 9, 2013, 3:49 PM EDT

Digital Advertising Alliance Exits Do Not Track Group Development could renew calls for privacy laws

Ad community to the World Wide Web Consortium: The Do Not Track working group process is broken. Dissatisfied with the failed, two-and-a-half-year-old process to establish a universal Do Not Track standard,…

September 17, 2013, 12:40 AM EDT

California Poised to Get Do Not Track Disclosure Law Websites must disclose response to Do Not Track signals

The chances of a consumer privacy bill coming out of Congress any time soon are slim, but that hasn't stopped California, which continues to forge new ground when it comes…

September 3, 2013, 4:15 PM EDT

Peter Swire Quits Group Tasked With Creating Out Do Not Track Standard Future of tracking group at a crossroads

When the World Wide Web Consortium's tracking protection working group, which is tasked with coming up with a Do Not Track browser standard, last met in July, the group was…

August 28, 2013, 9:48 AM EDT

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