19 trade associations have sent a letter to FTC Secretary Donald Clark requesting an extended deadline to implement the amendments to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule.
Epsilon knows the advantages—and risks—of collecting consumer data.
Privacy-centric consumers tend to be over 40 and educated, but can lift their angry voices up from any demographic sector if provoked.
Marketers rely on rich customer data in order to better sell relevant services and products. But how do customers feel and what are the potential risks for brands that are careless with personal data?
One day following the news that Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson will step down due to controversy over his resume embellishments, the company announced the scheduled debut of a solution called Genome in July.
Online security firm TRUSTe has launched "TRUSTed Mobile Ads," a tool allowing consumers to opt out of mobile ads from participating companies, confirmed the firm's CEO Chris Babel during ad:tech San Francisco.
Mobile marketers need to make privacy a brand asset, not a liability.
Yahoo users will be able to opt out of third-party website tracking beginning this summer by implementing a "Do Not Track" (DNT) header feature, said Shane Wiley, VP of privacy and data governance at Yahoo.
The FTC's recommendations do little more than stir a drink that should have been drunk already.
The Obama administration released its "Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights" for web consumers on Feb. 23, aimed at giving people more control over how their personal information is collected and used online.
Apple will require application developers to obtain explicit permission from iPhone and iPad users before they can store the users' contact lists, according to several media reports.
Forrester Research senior analyst Fatemeh Khatibloo discusses the company's Jan. 18 data privacy survey and why an increasing number of Americans are abandoning digital transactions.
Jennifer Barrett Glasgow, global privacy leader, Acxiom Corp., discusses privacy concerns among global marketers.
Facebook agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Nov. 29 over charges that it violated the Federal Trade Commission Act by making public to advertisers consumers' private information.
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