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Keith Regan
Online Privacy: Achievable Goal or Web 2.0 Pipe Dream?
02/02/08 1:30 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1102 Words

Does being a Web user in 2008 automatically mean giving up your right to privacy? A growing chorus of voices says...

Clare Saliba
Report: E-Biz Needs To Foster Online Privacy
07/11/01 8:20 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 792 Words

On the other hand, the study found that while consumer awareness of online privacy statements is growing, fewer Internet shoppers are actually reading the fine print. As part of a similar survey conducted by the PLI and Harris last year, about 78 percent...

Paul A. Greenberg
FTC Intensifies Online Privacy Scrutiny
03/06/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 696 Words

Last year, Forrester Research surveyed 100,000 online consumers and found that 67 percent were "very" or "extremely" concerned about online privacy . In itself, that figure speaks volumes about the state of online self-regulation.

More recently, the third annual "Surfer Beware" report...

Mary Hillebrand
U.S. Government Agencies Hear Online Privacy Debate
11/08/99 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 718 Words

... debate over online privacy policies is taking shape in Washington today as the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Commerce host a day-long workshop on "online profiling," the practice of collecting consumer information based on their online activities and using that...

Elaine X. Grant
Senate Set To Debate Online Privacy Bill
04/25/02 9:21 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 658 Words

... Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee is scheduled to debate a new online privacy bill proposed last week by Senator Ernest Hollings (D-South Carolina). The bill would increase consumer privacy on the Web by forcing companies to obtain permission from individuals in order...

Keith Regan
Does Anyone Read Online Privacy Policies?
06/15/01 8:45 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 759 Words

"There's a disconnect there," Fox said. "Internet users express concern about online privacy , but most don't change their behavior."

Or as Kelley stated it: "Consumers want to feel safe, but they aren't willing to do the work."

For that reason,...

Richard Adhikari
White House Looks to Nail Down Online Privacy Regulations
02/23/12 11:38 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 780 Words

Federal Trade Commission will strongly enforce the codes of conduct, and the Obama Administration will work with Congress to develop legislation based on consumers' online privacy rights.

Reaction to the Privacy Proposals
Even critics that support consumer privacy rights already have...

John P. Mello Jr.
Do Not Track Proposal Unleashes Fresh Furor Over Online Privacy
12/02/10 9:39 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 908 Words

'Failed Dismally to Self-Regulate'
Government action to protect the online privacy of consumers has become necessary because efforts by businesses to do so have been inadequate, Leibowitz asserted.

"[D]espite some good actors, self-regulation of privacy has not worked adequately and...

Chet Dembeck
Report: Online Privacy Crisis Yet To Come
06/07/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 414 Words

... new report by Forrester Research suggests that the online privacy debate will temporarily subside and then reach a crisis point by 2004. "First, businesses under continuing relentless competitive pressure will increase the power and the scope of their information handling abilities," Forrester analyst...

Paul A. Greenberg
Clinton: Online Privacy Lags Behind Technology
05/01/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 540 Words

The White House is referring to the new proposal as "the Clinton-Gore plan," banking on Vice-President Al Gore to succeed Clinton in the White House and carry on the President's initiatives for online privacy . Gore will most likely make consumer privacy a...

Mary Hillebrand
Disney Joins Online Privacy Campaign
06/30/99 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 431 Words

The company is not embracing the notion that it is following Microsoft's lead, however. "Since 1996, Disney has worked with various government and advocacy organizations to develop thoughtful, responsible and comprehensive standards related to the gathering of personal data from online consumers, particularly children," Buena Vista Internet Group President Steve Wadsworth said. "We feel it is mission critical to the continued growth of the Internet that [the online sales] industry takes active steps to increase consumer confidence and deliver private-sector solutions to concerns regarding online privacy ...

Sidney Hill
Senate Committee Hacks Away at Online Privacy Thicket
07/28/10 9:42 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 667 Words

On Tuesday, Senator John Kerry, D-Mass., said he plans to introduce legislation that would "give people more control over how their personal information is collected and distributed online." Kerry's announcement coincided with a hearing in the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on the issue of consumer online privacy ...

Nora Macaluso
Report: Banks, Mortgage Firms Fail Online Privacy Test
08/29/01 8:24 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 614 Words

CDT associate director Ari Schwartz said the report presents a "mixed picture" of financial institutions' online privacy practices.

"Some banks are leading the field in offering customers the choice they are demanding regarding privacy," he said. "Others are making it difficult for...

Rob Conlin
FTC, Industry Clash Over Online Privacy
05/23/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 439 Words

... 1,000-member Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) said Tuesday that new legislation to govern online privacy issues would "represent a giant step backwards." The Washington, D.C.-based organization said that industry self-regulation remains the clear-cut alternative to government legislation and called on the U.S.

Chet Dembeck
New Online Privacy Group Faces Fatal Flaw
04/05/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 487 Words

... group of 26 Internet advertising companies announced the formation of an organization to tackle the issue of online privacy at the Internet World trade show in Los Angeles today. Perhaps the most notorious member of this new "Personalization Consortium" is DoubleClick, whose data...

Mary Hillebrand
U.S. Lawmakers Seek Online Privacy Panel
03/23/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 391 Words

Congress are now considering the formation of a similar body to examine online privacy issues. This week, Representatives Asa Hutchinson (R-Arkansas) and Jim Moran (D-Virginia) introduced H.R. 4049, a bill to establish a "Commission for the Comprehensive Study of Privacy Protection."

Hutchinson's plan...

Chet Dembeck
The Online Privacy Shell Game
03/16/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 529 Words

Currently, relevant U.S. online privacy laws are far more liberal than those in Europe. For instance, European law prohibits companies from sharing any data without first getting permission from the consumer .

U.S. Must Abide by European Privacy Laws


Rachelle Dragani
US Senate Sinks Its Teeth Into Online Privacy Reform
05/18/11 11:40 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 666 Words

First Steps Toward Privacy Goals
The bill doesn't tackle every online privacy threat. The use of National Security Letters -- a provision under the Patriot Act that gives the FBI access to obtain personal information such as email contacts or a...

Keith Regan
Online Privacy Is Dead - What Now?
01/02/03 4:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 744 Words

In fact, nearly three years ago, Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy pronounced online privacy dead on arrival. "If you're online, you have zero privacy," he said.

And exposure of personal data has not yet peaked. In coming months and years, a move toward...

Rob Conlin
Industry Leaders Tackle Online Privacy Issue
04/05/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 428 Words

... with mounting pressure from regulators and online privacy advocacy groups, 26 Internet advertising , direct marketing and consulting companies announced today that they have formed a self-regulating organization called the Personalization Consortium. Based in Wakefield, Massachusetts the organization will serve as an advocacy...

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