January 03, 2013
The agency decided on a 5-0 vote that Google's prominent promotion of its own products and services in search results is not biased towards competitors.
January 02, 2013
Two of the biggest publishers on the web don't use the advertising industry's standardized ad-privacy program, and that's a problem for even the largest digital-media buyers.
December 20, 2012
Changes to COPPA won't change most websites' approach to kids, including Facebook, which technically doesn't allow children under 13.
December 19, 2012
FTC's update to COPPA accounts for the massive growth of mobile device usage among kids and the data collection that goes along with it.
December 17, 2012
Marketers must heed what's happening under the radar as regulators and lawmakers home in on mobile privacy.
December 14, 2012
Many publisher sites are cluttered with long-forgotten tags that may have been added years ago and are now a big source of lost data.
December 13, 2012
The Location Privacy Protection Act would require companies to obtain user consent before collecting or sharing mobile location data.
December 10, 2012
A Federal Trade Commission study finds widespread data collection by mobile apps targeting children.
December 07, 2012
Opponents of privacy legislation are gaining some prominence with the ascension of Rep. Marsha Blackburn to vice chair of a key committee.
November 27, 2012
Bluekai set the most tracking cookies on the top 100 sites in October -- 328 up from 321 in May, according to a U.C. Berkeley study.
November 26, 2012
DNT should have made me invisible to ad trackers, thus turning my online-browsing experience from relevant-messaging bliss to a belly-fat-ad nightmare. The reality was quite different.
November 20, 2012
We took Internet Explorer 10 for a test drive. Its impact seems muted, if not moot.
November 16, 2012
Organization issues a call to action against online tracking, but does not disclose that its website is laden with ad-tracking technologies.
November 16, 2012
Obama and others push for regulations on some of the very tactics they use to get elected.