The European Commission is organising a personal data use and protection conference to look at new challenges for privacy. Get details here: Justice and Home Affairs – Newsroom – Events.
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Increasingly, leading advertisers and marketers who want to see digital marketing succeed are the leading advocates for responsible practices. See this from former Internet Advertising Bureau head Greg Stuart: “Fight to the death those who want to use/abuse the medium for short-term gain but long-term loss, even if a marketer. Attack any entity trying to […]
We are thrilled to formally welcome today several additional sponsors. AOL, eBay, Facebook, Intel, The Nielsen Company, Verizon and Yahoo have joined AT&T as supporters of the Future of Privacy Forum and will be working with us on an exciting research project. Stay tuned for more details to come very soon about this project, as […]
Jules will be participating in the Executive Security Action Forum, held in conjunction with the RSA Conference in San Francisco on April 20, 2009. The Executive Security Action Forum (ESAF) is an association of senior executives who are responsible for protecting information for Global 1000 companies and government. Membership in the Forum includes executives such […]
Jules will be participating in the TRUSTe Webinar on March 26, 2009. The webinar will explore how advertising has supported the Internet’s remarkable growth and seems to represent a viable revenue stream for many sites for the foreseeable future. The Internet offers the potential of perfect targeting – delivering just the right ad to each […]
In January, the Future of Privacy Forum released a set of priorities for the new administration. Among the issues we raised was the need to update the old Office of Management and Budget policy which severely limits agencies from using permanent cookies to optimize Web sites. No “my.epa.gov” or “my.whitehouse.gov” unless you log in each time, no shopping carts […]
Saul Hansell of the NY Times does a good job describing Google’s new behavioral advertising features. I would add one more company, WPP’s Safecount, to the list of those showing user’s their profiles. Safecount is in the research/analytics business, not directly in behavioral ad business, which is probably why Saul didn’t include them. However, the […]
Recently, Chris and Jules hosted a panel discussion at the International Association of Privacy Professionals Privacy Summit 09. The panel entitled, “Cheers & Jeers: Who is Doing Privacy Right and Who Deserves Detention” featured a survey of information comprised of input from a preliminary online survey of privacy professionals. Members of the audience then voted on good and bad practices in which various organizations and corporations are currently engaging. At the end of the session Chris and Jules announced the “cheer” and “jeer” that received the most votes. You can find all of the survey results below.
International Association of Privacy Professionals Privacy Summit 09
March 11-13, 2009