All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘privacy bill of rights’

Could Obama’s Privacy Plan Threaten the Internet?

The ongoing debate over online privacy is in the spotlight once again. However, this time, it’s the White House that’s at the center of the controversy. Last week, the Obama Administration announced a privacy plan that would give consumers more control over their data. In the first-ever introduction of federal privacy policy, the White House proposal calls for Internet companies, …

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Google Agrees On “Do Not Track” Button For Chrome, Acts The Holy Fool

By at least one account, Google has withdrawn from the finger-pointing game of who’s responsible for making consumer privacy vulnerable and acknowledged the plea of consumers that say, “Hey, seriously, we really don’t want you following us everywhere we go on the internet.” Following this week’s scandal that Google was circumventing privacy settings on both Safari and Internet Explorer in …

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