CDD is working to ensure the digital health field is accountable; privacy is respected, and that safeguards are in place for online health marketing.
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.
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.
CDD protects the interests of young people, and is committed to ensuring children and teens are treated fairly in the commercial online marketplace.
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!
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.”
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.
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)...