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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Consumer privacy’

NTIA Introduces Mobile App Code of Conduct For Privacy

The U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) this week announced that its stakeholder partners for an app transparency process will soon begin testing a voluntary code of conduct for mobile app privacy. The code implores app developers to, “where practicable,” provide app users with short form notices about what data an app collects and who it will be shared …

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Mozilla Testifies at U.S. Senate Committee Hearing on Do Not Track

Last Thursday, Mozilla testified at a United States Senate Commerce Committee hearing on do not track . The purpose of the hearing was to determine if voluntary efforts by those in the industry are enough to safeguard user privacy or if legislation is necessary. Representatives from a number of different groups presented a contrast of various opinions and attitudes on …

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Facebook Accused Of Ignoring Irish DPC’s Privacy Change Deadline

Remember last December when Facebook agreed to change some of its data retention policies based on an audit by Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner? In internet years, which are kind of like dog years, those three months feel more like three years. However, one group astutely remembered that audit and some of the information within it regarding Facebook’s deadlines to make …

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Research Shows America Hates Gov’t Regulation

In case you weren’t sure, a new poll of Americans asserts the notion that we don’t need or want to have our search engines or internet searches regulated by the United States Government. The same poll also revealed that we are pretty happy with our options for search engines and their performance. The poll was commissioned by the National Taxpayers …

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