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NTIA Introduces Mobile App Code of Conduct For Privacy

NTIA Introduces Mobile App Code of Conduct For Privacy

By Sean Patterson July 26, 2013

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 …

Google Faces Class-Action Suit: Violation of Privacy Google Faces Class-Action Suit: Violation of Privacy
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Yes, more complaints over Google’s new privacy policy. This time they come from consumers in New York and California who claim the new policy directly violates the old policy which claims it will not share information from one service with …

Google Refuses to Delay Imposed Privacy Policy Google Refuses to Delay Imposed Privacy Policy

European Union Justice Commissioner Vivian Reding spoke this morning about the new Google privacy policy and its impact on European consumers in regard to existing privacy protections and guidelines: “The authorities of the data controllers in Europe have asked their …

EU Says New Google Privacy Policy Not Lawful EU Says New Google Privacy Policy Not Lawful

Upon the eve of Google’s new and controversial Privacy Policy going into effect, the tech company received a resounding rebuke from the European Union yesterday as France’s regulator said that the new policy seems to violates the EU’s rules regarding …

Google Executive Chairman Warns Against Regulation Google Executive Chairman Warns Against Regulation
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On Tuesday, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt warned regulators that technology should be allowed to develop its own solutions rather than forcing invasive privacy laws that could stifle innovation and stall foreward progress: “There’re so many new technologies that help …

How To Delete Your Google Web History How To Delete Your Google Web History
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Gizmodo‘s got a helpful guide out today that steers Google users through the steps to remove your search history. You might be wondering why cleaning out your Web History is worth considering/doing right now but, lest you forget, Google’s new …

What Does Google's Privacy Policy Mean? What Does Google's Privacy Policy Mean?
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In January, Google announced that it was overhauling its more than 60 privacy policies and replacing them with one. As Alma Whitten, Google’s Director of Privacy in Product and Engineering, wrote in the announcement, the idea is to create a “beautifully simple, intuitive user experience across Google.”

Google’s New Privacy Policy: Who Cares? Google’s New Privacy Policy: Who Cares?
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Lately Google’s new privacy policy is the hottest news. I can’t stop hearing about it. Lawmaker’s are sending them letters, people are frightened about their personal information being stolen, and now alerts are being sent to my email making sure …

Google’s ‘Busting Myths’ Of Microsoft’s New Ad Google’s ‘Busting Myths’ Of Microsoft’s New Ad
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C’mon, you didn’t think Microsoft was going to go scott-free after those ad jabs it took at Google concerning the latter’s new privacy policy, did you? In a post this afternoon on their Public Policy Blog, Google Policy Manager Betsy …

Google Buys Ads Defending, Explaining New Privacy Policy Google Buys Ads Defending, Explaining New Privacy Policy

Sometimes you hear the military or sports metaphor “the best offense is a good defense.” That would seem like a fit strategy for most situations, like those involving military and sports, but it hasn’t been working out so well for …

Anti-Google Graffiti In NYC Isn’t Your Normal Google Doodle Anti-Google Graffiti In NYC Isn’t Your Normal Google Doodle
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Google gets quite a bit of notoriety for their Google Doodles, but this is one particular Doodle that they will likely not be so proud of. According to Jeff Roberts of paidContent, graffiti of Google’s logo has been showing up …

Yes, Virginia, Google’s New Privacy Policy Lets You Opt Out Of Sharing Your Data Yes, Virginia, Google’s New Privacy Policy Lets You Opt Out Of Sharing Your Data
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We asked, now we answer: Google’s new Privacy Policy will not force you into accepting any vampiric habits of Google to vulture information from you for the purpose of advertisements. If you don’t want them to. Since Google announced the …

More Backlash From Google’s New Privacy Policy More Backlash From Google’s New Privacy Policy
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More concern over Google’s announcement of new privacy policies, this time from prominent lawmaker Edward Markey. He’s demanding a probe into Google’s management of consumer data. This comes after yesterday’s issuance of a letter to Google from a group of …

Can Consumers Opt-Out Of Google's New Privacy Can Consumers Opt-Out Of Google's New Privacy
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Beginning March 1st Google will begin to monitor user’s habits, preferences, and proclivities much more closely and in a systematic fashion. The company reports that they will do this to help refine their products and deliver more effective advertising. This …