Tag Archives: Do Not Track

Oh, What An Untangled Web We’ll Weave?

The Internet, we’re told, wants information to be free. It also wants information to be free of government regulation. And so far it largely has been, thanks to promises of self-policing by web publishers. But both the industry and the … Continue reading

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Advertisers Try To Derail Do Not Track Movement

Pity the poor online marketers. Their unfettered access to your consumer data is being threatened, and they don’t like it. From last Sunday’s New York Times: Do Not Track? Advertisers Say ‘Don’t Tread on Us’ THE campaign to defang the “Do … Continue reading

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What We Need Is A “Do Not Trick” Law

NPR’s All Things Considered ran a piece yesterday about negotiations among U.S. technology companies to protect consumer privacy on the Internet, with a special eye toward European standards: America’s big technology companies are negotiating the details of a new privacy system called … Continue reading

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