FTC Looks at Online Privacy and Behavioral Ads
On November 1st and 2nd, the Federal Trade Commission will hold a Town Hall meeting to examine consumer protection issues raised by the tracking of internet users' activities online, and online behavioral advertising. The Town Hall is available as a Webcast from the FTC. The New York Times reports that "in advance of the F.T.C. meetings, a coalition of consumer groups called [Wednesday] for a do-not-track list that would permit people to opt out of so-called behavioral tracking programs, which use data about a consumer's Web travels to deliver relevant ads."
- FTC Town Hall Meeting Agenda [PDF file]
- FTC Webcast of Town Hall Meeting
- NY Times: FTC to Review Online Ads and Privacy
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- Internet - Safer Computing (FindLaw)
- Online Privacy and Security (FTC)
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