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CDD Files Complaint on U.S./EU Safe Harbor for Data Privacy at FTC/ Filing Reveals Failure of U.S. Agreement to Protect European PrivacySubmitted by demedia on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:57
Time Warner's 2014 SEC report illustrates COPPA's positive impact protecting young people's privacy and empowering parentsSubmitted by demedia on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 17:37
Time Warner (Cartoon Network) explains in its 2014 annual report for investors filed at the SEC: “The Company’s businesses are subject to existing laws and regulations governing data privacy, data security and cybersecurity in the U.S. and internationally. For example, in the U.S., the Company is subject to: (1) U.S.
CDD FOIA's first annual reports on COPPA Kids Privacy Compliance by Safe Harbor Co's Submitted to FTCSubmitted by demedia on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 13:20
As part of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the federal law protecting the digital privacy of kids 12 and under (and which empowers parents or other key caregivers to control the data collected from children), a so-called "Safe Harbor" system was created. The theory being that companies joining a FTC approved Safe Harbor regime, which is commited to ensuring meaningful compliance with COPPA, is an effective way to have companies follow the law. Yesterday was the deadline for Safe Harbor reports to be submitted to the FTC, and the first once sin
- Submitted by demedia on Tue, 06/17/2014 - 17:51
Big Data is not a panacea – We must promote data minimization
Facebook's Expansion of Data Tracking/Surveillance of its Users: Why it should violate FTC Consent DecreeSubmitted by demedia on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 16:11
Databrokers says that "all [consumer] information must be linked," inc. offline and online. Business model at odds with privacySubmitted by demedia on Thu, 05/29/2014 - 11:59
The recent FTC databroker report was a important review of contemporary data collection practices. The dominant paradigm is to collect and merge every bit of our information, what the data company Merkle has defined as "connected recognition." We are assessed, scored and our information then used in "actionable" ways--for targeting, influence-building or to ignore us as unworthy prospects. It's the business model t
The FTC databroker report--a chilling analysis of a out-of-control US commercial data surveillance complex; but more action requiredSubmitted by demedia on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 16:27
The Federal Trade Commission has issued a powerful and disturbing privacy wake-up call. The report reveals the largely invisible Big Data-driven complex that regularly spies on every American, comprehensively following our activities both online and off. It delivers a critical “black eye” to the data-broker industry, which has cynically expanded its surveillance on Americans without regard to their privacy.
CDD addresses Privacy and Big Data Issues in US/EU Trade Deal at 5th TTIP Negotiating Round Stakeholders Forum
Joy Spencer, CDD’s Associate Director made a statement on Big Data and Privacy Issues—including inadequacies in the Safe Harbor Regime at the Fifth Transatlantic Trade and Investment (TTIP) Negotiating Round Stakeholders Forum.
CDD’s statement raised concerns about the impact of contemporary data collection practices on the US privacy framework and its potential to create “new modes of discrimination” even as it exacerbates old ones.
Wheeler's Plan at FCC to Kill Net Neutrality for Digital Highway Must be Opposed/role as cable lobbyist should be issueSubmitted by demedia on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:03
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