The company still intends to block third-party cookies by default, it said, but only after further testing.
The agency today announced an undercover data shopping spree, and sent warning letters to firms that may be in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Don't like ads on your phone? Evidon and Truste are offering new ways to control them.
The court decision, and others like it, have some privacy lawyers suggesting retailers change their ways when it comes to collecting ZIP codes.
European privacy authorities want alterations to Google's privacy policies after the company collapsed sixty of those policies into one and launched enforcement actions.
The W3C's process for developing a Do Not Track standard is a windy path fraught with brambles of legalese and tangential rabbit holes.
Good news for magazines that depend on Saturday mail: The Government Accountability Office said the Postal Service doesn't have the authority to drop it.
Search giant wants an update to a 1986 law that affects government requirements for obtaining personal emails.
Advertising delivered through social media or on mobile phones needs to abide by the same requirements that apply to newspaper and television messages, the FTC said.
Federal Trade Commissioner Edith Ramirez was director of Latino outreach for the Obama 2008 campaign.
Facebook is testing out a new kind of ad targeting that matches offline purchases to Facebook profiles.
The push for better monetization leads to dramatic rise in technologies collecting data online.
Citizens will be able to share passages from President Barack Obama's SOTU address tonight through a tool collecting email addresses and other data.
Start-up uses mobile phone signals to provide retailers with browsing data, but what about the privacy implications?
The likely appointee, Julie Brill, is already a commissioner, and many believe she's been actively pursuing the role.
The social network has agreed to start displaying the little blue "AdChoices" icon on its display ads served through its FBX ad exchange.
On Data Privacy Day, Google and Twitter blame the government for intrusive user privacy infringement, while neglecting to mention their own controversial data practices.
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The California Attorney General is pushing mobile marketers to apply voluntary app privacy guidelines, and advertising industry groups don't like it.
Agencies want Facebook to launch an ad network. But first they want Facebook to fix its privacy approach.