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Digital Ad Biz to Defend Self-Regulation at Do Not Track Hearing Privacy groups complain progress is too slow

The Do Not Track privacy hearing called by Sen. Jay Rockefeller for Wednesday before the commerce committee is bound to feature some fireworks. That's because Rockefeller has shown himself to be…

April 22, 2013, 4:32 PM EDT

New Microsoft Privacy Campaign Promotes Consumer Control Campaign will stir debate over Do Not Track

Microsoft is once again marketing its brand as the "good guy" privacy company. The new campaign, for Microsoft's Do Not Track browser, plugs right into consumer fears that their privacy…

April 22, 2013, 6:00 AM EDT

House Passes Controversial Cyber Security Bill for Second Time Privacy hawks vow to fight bill as it heads to Senate

Despite a veto threat by President Obama and a vigorous campaign by privacy hawks, the House of Representatives easily passed a controversial cyber security bill that would make it easier…

April 18, 2013, 2:19 PM EDT

Facebook Partners With State Attorneys General for Privacy Education Sheryl Sandberg will appear in 19 PSAs

Facebook has more than once been accused of privacy missteps, but now the social network is trying to turn around that image by partnering with the National Association of Attorneys…

April 15, 2013, 11:28 AM EDT

Loads of Companies Are Violating Children's Privacy Requesting more time to comply

Children’s privacy is so sensitive that all it took for kids game Mobbles to pre-emptively pull its app last December was a complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission by…

April 14, 2013, 11:06 PM EDT

Facebook Tries to Get Ahead of Privacy Concerns Over Home App doesn't do anything the social net doesn't already, it says

Facebook is trying to get ahead of the privacy debate over Facebook Home, the social network's new skin that turns Android phones into Facebook phones. In a Q&A released Friday evening,…

April 6, 2013, 3:29 PM EDT

Microsoft Plays the Privacy Fool Who wouldn't want a personal cloaking device?

Riffing off the controversy over its Do Not Track browser, Microsoft came up with something new for the tinfoil hat club: The Do Not Tracksuit. With his tongue firmly planted in…

April 1, 2013, 9:35 AM EDT

This Woman Is Keeping Online Ad Companies on Their Toes The enforcer

The future of online behavioral advertising may lie in the hands of Genie Barton. As vp, director of the Council of Better Business Bureaus’ online behavioral advertising and mobile marketing…

March 25, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

Even Millennials Worry About Their Online Past Their friends are spilling secrets

With social networking on the rise, people have quickly come to realize that keeping their private lives private is increasingly out of their hands. A survey by JWT found that…

March 19, 2013, 10:35 PM EDT

ANA's Liodice Warns Business to Collaborate More Notes that some guidance can help industry find its way forward

If there was any doubt that Washington has more influence over the ad industry than ever, just check out Bob Liodice’s opening statement before the Association of National Advertisers' annual…

March 19, 2013, 12:02 PM EDT