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FTC updates COPPA Frequently Asked Questions regarding schools’ duties when sharing student data with operatorsSubmitted by demedia on Tue, 04/22/2014 - 20:47
By Hudson Kingston, CDD Legal Director:
Oscar Gandy--communications scholar, known in part for his prescient "The Panoptic Sort," joins CDD boardSubmitted by demedia on Sun, 04/20/2014 - 15:19
CDD is honored to have Professor Oscar Gandy on its board. Prof.
How General Mills lures consumers online: its "you can't sue us" a digital bait and switch/uses Big Data targeting [updated]Submitted by demedia on Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:08
Submitted by demedia on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:00
The Interactive Advertising Bureau has created a new committee--called the "Programmatic Council." It's designed to help companies further advance the real-time tracking, targeting and data-enabled buying of individuals that is commonplace today. Across the Internet--on PCs, mobile devices, and even soon TV's--a user (or the "inventory" as the industry calls people) are sold via real-time auctions or thru direct sales. That's because, as is often said, "Math Men a
How the Guardian uses “Big Data” to help its advertisers target users/News orgs should be in forefront addressing privacy onlineSubmitted by demedia on Mon, 04/07/2014 - 20:58
The U.K-based Guardian is one of the world’s best news organizations—from reporting on the NSA and related government spying revelations or singlehandedly exposing the shadowy world of phone “hacking” connected to Rupert Murdoch and others—they stand out as courageous. Perhaps more than any other news outlet, they have helped ma
CDD joins NGOs calling on White House "Big Data" report to support safeguards, inc. oversight, accountability and controlSubmitted by demedia on Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:52
This letter signed by leading NGOs was sent to the White House's BIg Data review. Excerpt and letter is attached:
Unsafe Harbor: The Unchecked Growth of U.S. Digital Data Collection Practices, Limits to US Regulatory Oversight on Privacy-TTIPSubmitted by demedia on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:21
This presentation was delivered today by Jeff Chester at the European Commission's stakeholder meetings in Brussels.
Summary of key points:
Submitted by demedia on Wed, 03/05/2014 - 15:40
We are pleased that the Administration has agreed to the request made on 10 February that its current 90-day "Big Data" review include a public comment dimension. The White House announcement is attached. We expect the NGO community to provide the White House review with important information and analysis on actu
Candy Crush IPO: " We collect and store significant amounts of information about our players... PII and Non-PII"Submitted by demedia on Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:30
The IPO SEC filings help provide a roadmap for privacy and consumer advocates, as well as regulators. Read some of the telling practices found in the new IPO filed by the creators of Candy Crush and other games. Excerpt:
"We collect and store significant amounts of information about our players—both personally identifying and non-personally identifying information...