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- Submitted by demedia on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 12:08
23 US Public Interest Groups Back European Union Data Protection Regulation
WASHINGTON – A coalition of 23 US consumer, privacy and public interest groups today wrote the European Parliament expressing strong support for the proposed European Data Protection Regulation because “we believe that the promotion of stronger privacy standards in Europe will benefit consumers around the globe.”
- Submitted by demedia on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 21:24
Groups Ask the FTC to Take a Closer Look at How Facebook’s Recent Proposed Privacy Changes Will Negatively Impact TeensSubmitted by demedia on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 15:31
- Submitted by demedia on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 15:12
Global consumers, including in the U.S., should be grateful that a joint legal action by 6 European privacy regulators against Google seeks to protect their privacy. France, United Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands, Germany and Spain are the Data Protection authorities involved.
Leading Consumer, Privacy, Child Advocacy & Public Health Groups Call on FTC Chair to Appoint "Pro-Consumer" and "Independent of Industry" BCP DirectorSubmitted by demedia on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 12:16
This letter was sent today to new FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez by three-dozen NGOs--including the national leaders in the consumer and privacy fields.
US Consumer, Privacy and Civil Liberties Group Urge Obama Adm to Consult with Civil Society and Support EU Data Protection ProposalsSubmitted by demedia on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 17:14
This letter was sent today to top Obama Administration officials.
Consumer, Health, Religious, Parents and Privacy Groups call on FTC to Protect Kids Privacy and Update COPPA RulesSubmitted by demedia on Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:32
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 13, 2012
50+ ADVOCACY GROUPS CALL FOR UPDATES TO KIDS’ ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTIONS
EPIC & CDD ask Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to withdraw proposed changes weakening user rights and expanding data collectionSubmitted by demedia on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 22:58
Facebook engaged in a "Thanksgiving surprise" last week, announcing changes to its "Rights and Responsibilities" system of involving users in its decisions on data collection and privacy. It also announced plans designed to make additional collection of data readily available for them to use, including from so-called affiliates. Through its Facebook Exchange and
- Submitted by demedia on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 17:17
CDD and EPIC submitted this letter to the FTC today. Both groups have had a long history of monitoring Facebook's privacy and online data-related marketing practices. We have both worked to ensure that the FTC and other regulators engage in the due diligence required to ensure Facebook respects the privacy rights of its users.
U.S. Consumer, Privacy and Civil Liberties Groups support EU privacy law/Weigh in to counter US criticsSubmitted by demedia on Wed, 09/05/2012 - 19:08