Digital Marketing

US/EU Groups Say No to Privacy Icon Self-Reg Scheme

Today, the leading consumer and privacy groups from both the U.S.

CDD Calls on Federal Trade Commission to Extend Google Buzz Settlement Terms to All Google Properties

FCC & FTC Asked to Protect Mobile Consumer Privacy in AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

14 Questions the Senate Commerce Committee Should Ask Online Marketers

On July 27, 2010, the Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on Consumer Online Privacy. Apple, Google, AT&T and Facebook officials will testify.  Here are some questions we hope the Committee will ask. 

Five Myths about Online Behavioral Advertising

From the Consumer Federation of America

Myth #1. Free content on the Internet will disappear if advertisers can only engage in online behavioral tracking and targeting with affirmative consumer consent (opt-in).

Public Media in the Digital Age - Part I: Public Television

First in a series.

With uncharacteristic brevity for a Washington official, FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps offered a one-word summation of the recent switchover from analog to digital television: “Whew!”

Testimony on Behavioral Advertising: Industry Practices and Consumers' Expectations

Testimony to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection, and the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet

For the hearing on

Behavioral Advertising: Industry Practices And Consumers’ Expectations

June 18, 2009

Jeff Chester
Executive Director
Center for Digital Democracy

Consumer Advocate Warns Congress of the Dangers of Invasive Online and Mobile Marketing Practices

House Joint Subcommittee Hearing Examines Threats Posed by Tracking, Profiling and Targeting of Consumers

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2009
Contact: Jeff Chester (202-494-7100) Center for Digital Democracy (

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