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Submitted by demedia on Sat, 09/21/2013 - 12:56
Submitted by demedia on Thu, 09/19/2013 - 13:42
Groups Ask the FTC to Take a Closer Look at How Facebook’s Recent Proposed Privacy Changes Will Negatively Impact TeensSubmitted by demedia on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 15:31
Digital Ad Lobby withdraws from Do-Not Track at WC3/Consumers confront 24/7 data tracking landscape/Fed. action needed on privacySubmitted by demedia on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 11:15
Consumer & Privacy Coalition Ask FTC to Force Facebook to Comply with Consent Decree/Roll Back Proposed Changes that Threaten User Privacy, inc for TeensSubmitted by demedia on Thu, 09/05/2013 - 11:09
The coalition's letter is attached. Facebook is violating the terms and spirit of its 2011 Consent Decree with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
New Report Exposes Flaws in NTIA “Multistakeholder” Effort to Establish Privacy Safeguards: White House Must Act to Fulfill its Vision for a “Privacy Bill of Rights”/See cross-platform tracking/users as $ "whales"Submitted by demedia on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 10:24
Washington, DC: A report released today by the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD) criticizes the Obama Administration’s recent effort to establish new privacy safeguards for the Digital Era. The more than yearlong proceeding led by the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to further the Administration’s proposed “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights” failed to ensure that the public can be protected from the array of sophisticated mobile “app” data-gathering practices.
Hudson Kingston Joins CDD as Legal Director/Will Oversee COPPA and Teen Privacy and Digital Marketing InitiativesSubmitted by demedia on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 17:46
Center for Digital Democracy Adds Legal Director Focusing on Youth Privacy and Digital Marketing Issues
CDD Begins Industry Review to ensure new COPPA Rules are Enforced
U.S./EU Trade Deal Should Keep Privacy and E-Commerce Off-the-Table Until Public Learns about impact of NSA Data Gathering and Role of Online CompaniesSubmitted by demedia on Wed, 07/10/2013 - 12:08
The United State Trade Representative (USTR) holds hearings today for stakeholders to address issues related to the EU/US negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
CDD has been invited to testify. Here's a summary:
Submitted by demedia on Wed, 06/26/2013 - 13:02
The new FTC rules designed to better protect children's privacy kick-in on July 1, 2013. CDD and colleagues led a four-year campaign to help create these safeguards. The new rules better protect kids from stealth online tracking, the collection of their geo-location information by apps and mobile devices, data gathered by social media, etc. Here's a guide for parents to help them understand how to make COPPA work for them.