ConsumerWatch: Tips For Avoiding Being Tracked OnlineWednesday in San Francisco, the new chairwoman of the FTC called on the advertising industry to give consumers “effective and meaningful privacy protection,” by coming up with a standard way for consumers to make it known they do not want their on-line activity tracked.
Study Finds Online Ad Companies Ignore Consumers' Opt Out RequestsHalf the online advertising companies looked at in a new Stanford study continued to monitor consumers’ online activity even after the user had opted out of receiving advertising.
California Considers Groundbreaking Ban On Internet TrackingCalifornia lawmakers were headed into uncharted territory Tuesday, holding the first hearing in the nation on Internet "do not track" legislation.
Internet Privacy Debate Calls For Changes In Silicon ValleyThe debate over Internet privacy continued on Thursday in Washington as a House Subcommittee looked at the feasibility of a “Do Not Track” system, for web browsing.

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