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Nielsen's New Consumer App Is Really a Market Research Tool [Updated] Company should be more upfront about its purpose, says privacy advocate

Nielsen's new "topten" app seems harmless enough: offer consumers a quick and easy way to find out the most popular TV shows, books, songs, video games, movies and more. You…

September 16, 2013, 4:28 PM EDT

Can Reclaim Your Name Resonate Like Do Not Track? FTC's Brill coins campaign slogan to push consumer control of data

What's in a slogan? To the Federal Trade Commission, which is trying to goad an industry into adopting voluntary guidelines on data privacy issues, a catchy phrase might offer a…

June 26, 2013, 6:26 PM EDT

Survey: Privacy a Top Concern for Mobile App Users Consumers worry about what personal information they share

Privacy is a top concern for mobile app users, according to a telephone survey conducted by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project. More than half of app users—57…

September 5, 2012, 12:34 PM EDT

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