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Topic: Stu Ingis

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…

Mozilla's Cookie-Blocking Plan Forces Ad Biz to Seek Alternatives

DAA wants to make sure users can opt out of targeting

The Digital Advertising Alliance wants to be ready when Mozilla starts blocking cookies by default in its Firefox Web browser. Mozilla's cookie-blocking plan has been controversial from the start. As much…

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,…

Privacy Advocate Blasts Government-Hosted Privacy Group

Jeff Chester: 'NTIA is the digital gang that can't shoot straight'

Jeff Chester, Washington's most vocal and relentless privacy advocate, has had enough with the multi stakeholder process hosted by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. In a 34-page report released Thursday,…

Privacy Vote Sends Mixed Signals

No consensus on voluntary code of conduct for apps

This was not a good week for groups trying to hammer out voluntary privacy policies. A government-hosted multistakeholder group came close Thursday, but stopped short of agreeing on a voluntary code…

Do Not Track Advocate Mozilla Supports Some Tracking

Advertisers see Web company's move as ironic

Mozilla is taking an "everyone but me" approach to Do Not Track. While the browser company is working on a plan to block third-party cookies from tracking people's Web activity,…

Do Not Track Framework Doc Stirs Controversy Ahead of W3C Meeting

Document was not a DAA proposal, W3C co-chair explains

A document distributed to members of the international group trying to come up with a Do Not Track standard is causing a lot of fuss, dividing meeting attendees even before…

IAB Escalates Attack on Firefox Privacy Browser

Says new version will hurt small businesses on the Internet

The Interactive Advertising Bureau escalated its attack on Mozilla for its new Firefox browser that blocks third-party cookies by default, cutting ad networks dead in their tracks. Since late last month…

Advertisers to FTC: We're Not Going Back on 'Do Not Track'

DAA says its giving consumers choice now

Advertisers are dismissing charges that they are somehow backing off their commitment made last February to honor a uniform browser feature that would give consumers the choice to opt-out of…

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