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Borrow this Privacy Policy, Please

Ad-targeting network Lookery includes the following language in its privacy policy: “Thank you to TACODA, from whose privacy policy this one was derived.” First time we have seen a company give credit like this!

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Yahoo launches a mobile behavioral opt-out

Kudos to Yahoo for being among the first to offer a mobile behavioral advertising opt-out.  Check out http://www.ypolicyblog.com/ The FTC was clear in its behavioral advertising guidance that consumers should be entitled to opt-out of behavioral ads, regardless of the platform involved.  It is great to see Yahoo take the lead here on behalf of […]

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Geolocation API Specification

Excellent to see that Alissa Cooper, CDT Chief Scientist, is involved with the development of this important Geolocation API spec at the W3C. Geolocation API Specification.

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Court: IP Addresses Are Not 'Personally Identifiable' Information

Court: IP Addresses Are Not ‘Personally Identifiable’ Information Media Post By Wendy Davis July 6, 2009 In a ruling that could fuel debate about online privacy, a federal judge in Seattle has held that IP addresses are not personal information. “In order for ‘personally identifiable information’ to be personally identifiable, it must identify a person. […]