By: Jeff Chester | Dec 4 2013
A report written by Ed Mierzwinski of USPIRG and Jeff Chester of CDD.
By: Jeff Chester | Sep 21 2013
By: Jeff Chester | Sep 17 2013
Earlier today, the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) sent an email to the WC3 Tracking Protecting list withdrawing from the group. Its email, along with one from the IAB and from former WC3 co-chair Peter Swire, follows CDD's statement:
By: Jeff Chester | Sep 5 2013
The coalition's letter is attached. Facebook is violating the terms and spirit of its 2011 Consent Decree with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
By: Jeff Chester | Aug 29 2013
Washington, DC: A report released today by the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD) criticizes the Obama Administration’s recent effort to establish new privacy safeguards for the Digital Era. The more than yearlong proceeding led by the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to further the Administration’s proposed “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights” failed to ensure that the public can be protected from the array of sophisticated mobile “app” data-gathering practices.
By: Jeff Chester | Aug 13 2013
Center for Digital Democracy Adds Legal Director Focusing on Youth Privacy and Digital Marketing Issues
CDD Begins Industry Review to ensure new COPPA Rules are Enforced
By: Jeff Chester | Jul 10 2013
The United State Trade Representative (USTR) holds hearings today for stakeholders to address issues related to the EU/US negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
CDD has been invited to testify. Here's a summary:
By: Jeff Chester | Jun 26 2013
The new FTC rules designed to better protect children's privacy kick-in on July 1, 2013. CDD and colleagues led a four-year campaign to help create these safeguards. The new rules better protect kids from stealth online tracking, the collection of their geo-location information by apps and mobile devices, data gathered by social media, etc. Here's a guide for parents to help them understand how to make COPPA work for them.
By: Jeff Chester | May 29 2013
Today, the United States Trade Representatives convenes two days of hearings (see attached agenda) to help it formulate a negotiating policy for the forthcoming EU/U.S. trade pact--known as the Transatalantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). CDD is one of the consumer groups that has been asked to brief its Policy Staff Committee.