Privacy and Regulation
Europe's call today for stronger data privacy protections could help Google and Facebook fight U.S. government data requests.
Ghostery corralled a roomful of coders to craft new tools that highlight digital data tracking.
The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal, so the online privacy group established as part of the Facebook Beacon settlement can start meeting.
There's a debate heating up over the U.S. children's privacy law change, and for some, the law has created opportunities to innovate.
The 'JFK' director is joined by Phil Donahue, Maggie Gyllenhaal, John Cusack and Wil Wheaton... Why?
More retailers are tracking shoppers via their mobile devices. Now Sen. Charles Schumer is backing a new code of conduct to protect privacy.
A data privacy rule passed by an EU Parliament committee could severely restrict how companies can use and share consumer data.
It's time to get your text-message marketing in order, attorney Brian Heidelberger says in this video. Are you ready?
FTC Chairwoman Ramirez seems to be signaling a willingness to step in and fill the void left by Congressional inaction.
In Latin America, India and elsewhere, privacy rules -- based on cultural history -- tend to be more strict than in the U.S.
About.com, Babycenter.com, Cafemom.com, Health.com and Self.com among those sent letters about their data-collection practices.
Despite DAA's withdrawal, some ad groups remain, but mostly to keep an eye on developments.
The Digital Advertising Alliance announced it will depart the World Wide Web Consortium's Tracking Protection Working Group.
Enliken's transparency platform will allow data companies and brands with data to expose some of that information to consumers.
More than 1.15 billion users may need some reassuring.
Do Not Track Group Co-chair Peter Swire was named to President Obama's new Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies.
Afraid of penalties, small businesses have severed ties with networks that serve behaviorally-targeted ads.
That grad student whose thesis project could destroy digital ad targeting just started her first job working for a creative ad agency.
Ad industry groups are set to publish complementary new mobile data rules today in a bid to head off regulation.
Yahoo, Microsoft, Google and Facebook want to reassure users their data is safe while also appearing cooperative on terrorism.