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  • Facebook faces a new round of privacy concerns

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    Facebook faces a new round of privacy concerns

    Federal lawmakers and privacy groups want the FTC to investigate the social network.

    Posted 09/30/2011Zak Stambor1 comments

    Federal lawmakers and privacy groups want the FTC to investigate the social network.
  • / Technology

    Certifying the public's right to privacy

    The Better Business Bureau believes Web retailers are setting themselves up for a backlash of consumer complaints and probable federal legislation if they donât start taking shoppersâ privacy rights more seriously. And thatâs precisely why the bureau is launching a voluntary certification and assessment program that will evaluate Internet merchantsâ privacy policies. The program, conducted by BBB Online, the bureauâs Internet division, launched...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    The Better Business Bureau believes Web retailers are setting themselves up for a backlash of consumer complaints and probable federal legislation if they donât start taking shoppersâ privacy rights more seriously. And thatâs precisely why the bureau is launching a voluntary certification and…
  • / Technology

    Report Blasts Web Retailers on Privacy

    Few of the Web's top 100 shopping sites adequately guard consumer privacy, charges a new report by the Electronic Privacy Information Center, a research group in Washington, D.C. The report studied retailers' compliance with fair information practices, a set of principles that provide basic privacy protections. It also looked at whether shopping sites use profile-based advertising and "cookies" to track browsing and shopping patterns. Both of...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Few of the Web's top 100 shopping sites adequately guard consumer privacy, charges a new report by the Electronic Privacy Information Center, a research group in Washington, D.C. The report studied retailers' compliance with fair information practices, a set of principles that provide basic privacy…
  • Cookies with a catch

    Internet privacy advocates want ad serving agency DoubleClick to keep its cookies to itself, and they may get their way. DoubleClick has come under fire from con-sumer groups that oppose its tracking system, which assigns digital ID tags-better known as cookies-to Web browsers and monitors where they travel. Days after DoubleClick responded to these charges with a public service campaign to quell privacy concerns, federal and New York state...

    Posted 12/26/2000Don DavisPost a comment

    Internet privacy advocates want ad serving agency DoubleClick to keep its cookies to itself, and they may get their way. DoubleClick has come under fire from con-sumer groups that oppose its tracking system, which assigns digital ID tags-better known as cookies-to Web browsers and monitors where…
  • Certifying the public`s right to privacy

    The Better Business Bureau believes Web retailers are setting themselves up for a backlash of consumer complaints and probable federal legislation if they don’t start taking shoppers’ privacy rights more seriously. And that’s precisely why the bureau is launching a voluntary certification and assessment program that will evaluate Internet merchants’ privacy policies. The program, conducted by BBB Online, the bureau’s Internet division, launched...

    Posted 12/26/2000Don DavisPost a comment

    The Better Business Bureau believes Web retailers are setting themselves up for a backlash of consumer complaints and probable federal legislation if they don’t start taking shoppers’ privacy rights more seriously. And that’s precisely why the bureau is launching a voluntary certification and…

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