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Jan. 25, 2011 – Google, Mozilla Try to Preempt Regulation, AdWeek News

“There’s no doubt legislators will hold hearings and introduce bills. The question is whether they see leading practices as the ones they want to enshrine,” said Jules Polonetsky, director of the Future of Privacy Forum. “Legislators aren’t going to drop the notion of legislating. On both sides of the aisle, there is a desire to […]

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Breaking News: Firefox 'Do Not Track' Advances

Future of Privacy Forum comments on Firefox’s plans to implement a Do Not track feature in Firefox 4: “Firefox is advancing the “Do Not Track” concept by providing a simpler and more effective way to opt-out of behavioral ads, but in a way that is likely to allow most ad networks to continue to deliver […]

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Free Services, for a Price

Jules and Chris submitted the following letter to the editor to The New York Times: To the Editor: In “10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Technology” (Personal Tech column, Dec. 30), you highlight some great free consumer tools and online services. But consumers should know that many “free” online services actually do come […]

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Email Scams Target The Jobless

Check out Jules’ on-camera interview and print story on how e-mail scams are targeting the jobless: http://www.wusa9.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=130193&catid=37(Link expired)

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Time to double team on Internet privacy

POLITICO featured Chris’ and Jules’ op-ed titled, “Time to double team on Internet privacy,” on its website today. The piece encourages the agencies, businesses and consumer advocates to come to an agreement in order to successfully find a solution for online privacy. Click here to read op-ed.