Online Privacy Law Coming, But not this Year
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ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC), a nonprofit specializing in research and education on smart grid consumer engagement, announced that the second wave of findings from its Smart Grid Consumer Pulse research study will be released at the SGCC Consumer Symposium to be held January 23, 2012 at DistribuTECH in San Antonio. The findings, developed through […]
Think protecting customer privacy is only an issue for business giants such as Facebook and Sony? Think again. Many small companies have lost customer trust or even been sued over privacy mishaps in recent years. And they’re likely to face more problems as digital data files grow in size and importance.
LEADING THE DAY: Today is a big policy day at CES, with panels addressing a range of technology policy issues. Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski is also speaking today with the Consumer Electronics Association president, Gary Shapiro
Watch Jules Polonetsky from CES 2012 on the issue of Smart Homes and privacy.
While few expect Congress to pass broad privacy legislation, privacy will still get a lot of attention in 2012, starting with the release in the coming weeks of two highly anticipated federal reports providing guidance on protecting consumer privacy online.
Amid concerns about user privacy in Europe and beyond, Facebook on Wednesday announced sweeping changes to its European data collection, including notifications on a controversial facial recognition feature. Along with having to notify European users three times about its opt-out facial recognition feature, Facebook will disclose “all personal data held (about users) on request,” says […]
Tech-savvy shoppers have more tools than ever before. Jules Polonetsky discussed the benefits and best practices of using mobile technology on “The Paul W. Smith Show” on News/Talk 760 WJR in Detroit. Listen here for the interview.
When it comes to the holidays, there’s an app for that! Jules Polonetsky discussed holiday cyber trends with “Spectrum” host Tom Grooms on Mix 107.3 FM in Washington, DC. Listen here for the interview.
The survey firm Nielsen recently asked kids which electronics they wanted most this holiday season, and 44 percent put the iPad at the top of their list! Kids love technology, but they should know these important rules for using a mobile device: