By: Jeff Chester | Mar 8 2015
The Internet and our digital media are quietly becoming a pervasive and manipulative interactive surveillance system. Leading U.S.
By: Jeff Chester | Mar 3 2015
The letter (attached) was sent today to Pres. Obama.
Jeff Chester, CDD's executive director, explained that the Administration's proposal--released last Friday--fails to give consumers the control over their data the President promised. It was signed by:
By: Jeff Chester | Feb 16 2015
Yesterday's White House announcement on drones (see attached) has the Administration relying on an inadequate approach to protect consumer/individual privacy. It relies on the very ineffective "multistakeholder" process, operated by the Commerce Department, to develop self-regulatory rules for drone related commercial data practices. This is practically a guarantee that either no rules will ever be written--or if they are-- will favor the ubiquitous and always advancing Big Data driven collection system already in place (across our devices, applications, etc.).