Excellent review by Behavioral Insider’s Steve Smith of how networks are beginning to provide users access to profiles and a roadmap to make this more useful for users. The eXelate widgetised version of a profile viewer that publishers or advertisers could provide at their own sites seems to make sense — if there was a […]
Posts by Jules Polonetsky
The Department of Homeland Security is seeking applications for appointments to the agency’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. The committee provides advice at the request of the Secretary of DHS and the agency’s Chief Privacy Officer on privacy related matters. The agency is seeking to fill two terms that would expire in January 2012, […]
Looks like a fabulous talk today at Harvard to be presented by our Advisory Board member Professor Annie Anton. Harvard CRCS » 2009 » March. Hope someone will be live blogging/twittering! CRCS Privacy and Security Lunch Seminar Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2009 Time: 12:00pm-1:30 pm Place: Maxwell Dworkin 119 Speaker: Annie Anton Title: Designing Software […]
Some very thoughtful guidance on opt-out cookie practices just released by our friend at privacy choice. Check them out!
Scalia: Free Speech Trumps Privacy Online by Wendy Davishttp://web.archive.org/web/20090508122947/http://www.mediapost.com:80/publications/?fa=Articles.printFriendly&art_aid=105258 Some lawmakers are talking about enacting new online privacy laws, but at least one U.S. Supreme Court Judge has indicated that such laws might not be constitutional.Earlier this year, conservative judge Antonin Scalia said new privacy laws would conflict with the First Amendment. The remarks, made […]
FPF Co-Chairman and Director Jules Polonetsky today issued the following statement in reaction to Google’s announcement that it would begin to give users the ability to see and edit the information that it has compiled about their interests for the purposes of behavioral targeting, and provide users with the choice to opt out from interest-based […]
BT: Privacy Peril or Key To Web Prosperity? Media Post By Mark Walsh February 27, 2009 If behavioral targeting is the key to providing Web users with advertising that’s better tailored to their particular needs and interests–instead of banner ads that they ignore–then what’s the harm to consumers? That was a central question tackled by […]
Reaction to the FTC Staff Report: Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising Industry has been left with a very narrow window to prove that they can offer users both privacy and personalization. The guidelines proposed are both technically feasible and business practical, but do require businesses to do more to ensure that consumers are equal […]
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/guides/2009/02/top-in-tech-policy-2009.ars/5 Our own Jules Polonetsky received a nod from Tech Policy Central. Thanks, guys!
Wednesday marked the second annual World Data Privacy Day! Industry leaders and government officials from 27 countries around Europe, Canada and the U.S. participated in events focused on ways to raise awareness about data privacy and the protection of personal information on the internet. Take a look at the site Intel provides to help coordinate […]