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.


Advocates, experts urge Mark Zuckerberg to cancel plans to allow minors in Meta’s flagship Metaverse platform

Citing research that illustrates a number of serious risks to children and teens in the Metaverse, advocates say Meta must wait for more research and root out dangers before targeting youth in VRThursday, April 13, 2023Read More

Groups tell FTC: End all surveillance advertising & marketing to individuals under 18

Coalition of child advocacy, health, safety, privacy and consumer organization document how data-driven marketing undermines privacy and welfare of young peopleMonday, November 21, 2022Read More

Data-driven Health Marketing Surveillance in the U.S.

FTC Commercial Surveillance Filing from CDD focuses on how pharma & other health marketers target consumers, patients, prescribersMonday, November 21, 2022Read More

Advocates to FTC: Write rules to protect kids from harmful manipulative design online

At every turn, young people face tricks and traps to keep them online for hours and sharing sensitive data. Thursday, November 17, 2022Read More