DIGITAL
HEALTH

CDD is working to ensure the digital health field is accountable; privacy is respected, and that safeguards are in place for online health marketing.

 



DIGITAL 
CONSUMER

CDD closely tracks the Digital Marketing industry to make the public, the media, and policymakers aware of their activities, in order to protect your consumer rights and online privacy.

 



DIGITAL
CITIZEN

CDD advocates for fair, equitable and just media and public sphere. We need limits on the use of commercial consumer data by political campaigns for voter targeting and voter suppression.

 



DIGITAL
YOUTH

CDD protects the interests of young people, and is committed to ensuring children and teens are treated fairly in the commercial online marketplace.

 


Enough Already! Protect Yourself from Online Political Manipulation and False News in Election 2018


Online political misinformation and false news have already resurfaced in the 2018 midterm elections. CDD has produced a short e-guide to help voters understand how online media platforms can be hijacked to fan political polarization and social conflict. Enough Already!

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Consumer Privacy Groups Ask That Voice of Consumers be Heard


Leading consumer privacy organizations in the United States write to express surprise and concern that not a single consumer representative was invited to testify at the September 26 Senate Commerce Committee hearing “Examining Safeguards for Consumer Data Privacy.”

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Advocates Call on FTC to Address Privacy and Welfare of Young People in Its Upcoming Hearings


The Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), Berkeley Media Studies Group, and Color of Change urge the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to specifically acknowledge the important issues involving the privacy and welfare of young people by adding this issue to its proposed hearing agenda on competition and consumer welfare.

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Advocates Say Google’s YouTube Violates Federal Children’s Privacy Law


WASHINGTON, DC—April 9, 2018—Today, a coalition of leading U.S. child advocacy, consumer, and privacy groups represented by the Institute for Public Representation filed a complaint(link is external) urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate and sanction Google for violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)...

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