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Don't Ask, Don't Tell: NTIA Multistakeholder Group Doesn't Want to Know how Facial Recognition Works/Goog/Fb refuse to discussSubmitted by demedia on Wed, 04/30/2014 - 13:16
Yesterday's Department of Commerce/NTIA "multistakeholder" meeting to develop privacy "codes of conduct" provided more evidence on why the concept of Internet governance by so-called stakeholders is a oxymoron. A great deal is at stake here, since the Obama Administration has placed the future of American privacy largely in the hands of this DC lobbyist dominated group. Europeans also stand to lose here, as the U.S.
The White House Big Data report: 10 Issues, actions or recommendations that should be in the report out this weekSubmitted by demedia on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 13:06
The White House will release its report on "Big Data" this week. While it will no doubt include laudatory language on the positive potential of Big-Data to help achieve a more just and healthier society and robust economy, it will raise concerns about the negative consequences of the system now in place. Here are at least 10 recommendations or actions we believe should appear in report:
The online data industry has created a commercial surveillance state.
Wheeler's Plan at FCC to Kill Net Neutrality for Digital Highway Must be Opposed/role as cable lobbyist should be issueSubmitted by demedia on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:03
FTC updates COPPA Frequently Asked Questions regarding schools’ duties when sharing student data with operatorsSubmitted by demedia on Tue, 04/22/2014 - 20:47
By Hudson Kingston, CDD Legal Director:
Oscar Gandy--communications scholar, known in part for his prescient "The Panoptic Sort," joins CDD boardSubmitted by demedia on Sun, 04/20/2014 - 15:19
CDD is honored to have Professor Oscar Gandy on its board. Prof.
How General Mills lures consumers online: its "you can't sue us" a digital bait and switch/uses Big Data targeting [updated]Submitted by demedia on Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:08
Submitted by demedia on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:00
The Interactive Advertising Bureau has created a new committee--called the "Programmatic Council." It's designed to help companies further advance the real-time tracking, targeting and data-enabled buying of individuals that is commonplace today. Across the Internet--on PCs, mobile devices, and even soon TV's--a user (or the "inventory" as the industry calls people) are sold via real-time auctions or thru direct sales. That's because, as is often said, "Math Men a
How the Guardian uses “Big Data” to help its advertisers target users/News orgs should be in forefront addressing privacy onlineSubmitted by demedia on Mon, 04/07/2014 - 20:58
The U.K-based Guardian is one of the world’s best news organizations—from reporting on the NSA and related government spying revelations or singlehandedly exposing the shadowy world of phone “hacking” connected to Rupert Murdoch and others—they stand out as courageous. Perhaps more than any other news outlet, they have helped ma
CDD joins NGOs calling on White House "Big Data" report to support safeguards, inc. oversight, accountability and controlSubmitted by demedia on Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:52
This letter signed by leading NGOs was sent to the White House's BIg Data review. Excerpt and letter is attached:
Unsafe Harbor: The Unchecked Growth of U.S. Digital Data Collection Practices, Limits to US Regulatory Oversight on Privacy-TTIPSubmitted by demedia on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:21
This presentation was delivered today by Jeff Chester at the European Commission's stakeholder meetings in Brussels.
Summary of key points: