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Google Chrome will support Do Not Track, as advertisers back the Web privacy drive

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Google and the Digital Advertising Alliance have all thrown their weight behind the drive to bring a Do Not Track feature to popular browsers, in a bid to improve users’ privacy. As the Wall Street Journal reports, major advertising companies and others who use tracking data have agreed to honour...
Google Chrome will support Do Not Track, as advertisers back the Web privacy drive

Protect Our Data! A Digital Consumer Bill of Rights

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Online consumers need a legal framework that imposes security responsibilities on the host companies and ensures compensation for the resulting harm if consumers' data is lost....
Protect Our Data! A Digital Consumer Bill of Rights

Obama unveils Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights

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President promises privacy legislation and says Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, and AOL are committed to working with Do Not Track technology in browsers. [Read more]...
Obama unveils Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights

Anti-SOPA, PIPA lawmakers want Internet Bill of Rights

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Sen Ron Wyden and Rep. Darrell Issa said today that they want a Bill of Rights to protect Web users against censorship and those that would limit their online freedoms. [Read more]...
Anti-SOPA, PIPA lawmakers want Internet Bill of Rights
White House announces new privacy "Bill of Rights," Do Not Track agreement

White House gets behind online 'bill of rights,' companies to adopt 'do not track'

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President Obama is throwing his weight behind a consumer bill of rights that includes protections against online companies in particular, and aims to safeguard customer privacy. While the plan doesn't come prepackaged with a new set of laws for companies to abide by, the Commerce Department is working to...
White House gets behind online 'bill of rights,' companies to adopt 'do not track'
US lawmakers create website to crowd-source a 'digital bill of rights'

Pinterest Updates Terms Of Service... And People Are Still Overreacting

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I have to admit that I'm still at a loss over people freaking out over Pinterest. It's pretty much a non-issue, but it refuses to go away. I think I've finally figured out what's going on, however. Some copyright extremists are using Pinterest to try to whip people into a...
Pinterest Updates Terms Of Service... And People Are Still Overreacting

SOPA opponents unveil "Digital Bill of Rights"

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SOPA Analysis: "Cybersecurity" bill endangers privacy rights Slow learner? MPAA chief hints at talks to revive SOPA White House IP czar: anti-piracy laws should not block free speech The "Digital Bill of Rights" debuted at the Personal Democracy Forum in New York City on Monday. The document draft comes...
SOPA opponents unveil "Digital Bill of Rights"

Will the human rights court throw Britain a lifeline on prisoner votes? | Joshua Rozenberg

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If Strasbourg upholds its previous judgments, Cameron shouldn't expect the bill of rights commission to come to his rescueWill the European court of human rights throw Britain a lifeline tomorrow? The court's grand chamber will decide whether laws that prevent a murderer from voting amount to a breach of his...
Will the human rights court throw Britain a lifeline on prisoner votes? | Joshua Rozenberg

IaaS funding resurfaces as SingleHop raises $27.5M

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In a cloud computing market dominated by large, well-known companies such as Amazon Web Services and Rackspace, it’s difficult to find much upside investing in the competition. However, Battery Ventures has done just that, leading a $27.5 million round in SingleHop, a Chicago-based infrastructure-as-a-service provider. The challenges in IaaS are...
IaaS funding resurfaces as SingleHop raises $27.5M

EFF labels Apple products “beautiful crystal prisons”, calls for a mobile bill of rights

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Apple’s control over its iOS and Mac OS ecosystems has repeatedly called into question in times past but a new report from privacy advocacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has put the spotlight on the company yet again, calling for the company to relax its right grip on its products...
EFF labels Apple products “beautiful crystal prisons”, calls for a mobile bill of rights
Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, and others sign up to Obama's new 'Privacy Bill of Rights,' will respect do-not-track instructions

Web privacy fears spur US plans

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The White House unveils a "bill of rights" for web users, calling for stronger privacy protections amid fears that online browsing habits are not secure....
Web privacy fears spur US plans

Strategies for Creating Your Next Social Media RFP

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If your enterprise is shopping around for your internal social media provider, chances are that you have thought about putting together your own request for proposals (RFP). A number of organizations have put together templates and suggestions over the years, and the latest one comes from Sprinklr in this...
Strategies for Creating Your Next Social Media RFP

Do we need a mobile-computing bill of rights?

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The EFF calls Apple's mobile devices "beautiful crystal prisons" because they have a wide range of restrictions. Its call is to let people tinker. [Read more]...
Do we need a mobile-computing bill of rights?

EU Commissioner: US Should Catch Up with Europe on Data Privacy

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While the Obama Administration has proposed a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, it has yet to propose the actual text. Yet to be determined, among various other matters, are who would be in charge of regulation and how much regulation would take place. In a teleconference yesterday between members of...
EU Commissioner: US Should Catch Up with Europe on Data Privacy

Mozilla: Welcome Google and Obama, We Invented ‘Do Not Track’ A Year Ago

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Mozilla took a moment this morning to remind everyone that it invented Do Not Track in February 2011, was the first to implement it with Firefox, and 18% of mobile and 7% of desktop Firefox users currently  have it activated. Now the President and competitor Google Chrome are joining the bandwagon, but Firefox offered...
Mozilla: Welcome Google and Obama, We Invented ‘Do Not Track’ A Year Ago

Photographers Drag Amazon Into Pinterest Copyfight

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Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) will accept responsibility for copyright complaints related to popular image-sharing site Pinterest, a photographers’ lobby boasted this weekend. “Amazon has now accepted that they will process DMCA notices concerning infringements by Pinterest members,” said a site called Artists’ Bill of Rights, citing a recent email exchange...
Photographers Drag Amazon Into Pinterest Copyfight
Tim Wu on why 'free speech for computers' is dangerous

Musician Jonathan Coulton: I Value The Internet A Lot More Than The Record Industry

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We've written plenty about Jonathan Coulton over the years, including two recent stories. The first was his revelation that he grossed about half a million dollars last year -- even with his music being offered under a Creative Commons license such that you could share it. He made a lot...
Musician Jonathan Coulton: I Value The Internet A Lot More Than The Record Industry
White House Unveils Plans For Consumer Privacy Bill Of Rights

Despite Policy Changes, Pinterest Still Doesn't Comply With DMCA

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Despite changes over the weekend to is usage policies, Pinterest may still not be in compliance with the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, according to copyright attorney and blogger Connie Mableson. Pinterest said Amazon will be handling DMCA notices since Pinterest is hosted by the giant retailer. But Pinterest has still...
Despite Policy Changes, Pinterest Still Doesn't Comply With DMCA

RealNetworks reaches agreement over its e-commerce practices, including pre-checked boxes

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RealNetworks had come under fire from the Washington State Attorney General’s office for some of its e-commerce practices in the past. Two years after those complaints were made, the two sides have reached an agreement. The response from the company admits no “guilt”, but it was clear that consumers were...
RealNetworks reaches agreement over its e-commerce practices, including pre-checked boxes
Obama steps up fight for online consumer protection with ‘Privacy Bill of Rights’

Web Firms to Adopt "No Track" Button

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A coalition of Internet giants including Google Inc. has agreed to support a do-not-track button to be embedded in most Web browsers — a move that the industry had been resisting for more than a year. The reversal is being announced as part of the White House’s call for Congress...
Web Firms to Adopt "No Track" Button

The Best SLA Ever

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You no doubt are somewhat cynical about service level agreements (SLAs), those little-reviewed documents that promise the level of service from your hosting provider. Little-read that is, until something goes awry. Enter SingleHop, a Chicago-based provider that is trying to make a name for itself by actually delivering a solid...
The Best SLA Ever

JOBS Act, say hello to the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Association

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Well, that was fast. On the same day that President Obama signed the Jumpstart our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) into law, a collection of 13 self-described “equity and debt crowdfunding platforms and industry experts” have banded together to form a trade group, looking to bring stability and trust to...
JOBS Act, say hello to the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Association

Do we need a smartphone bill of rights for iOS?

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The EFF called Apple devices “beautiful crystal prisons” because they have a wide range of restrictions. EFF’s call was to let people tinker....
Do we need a smartphone bill of rights for iOS?
Mobile User Privacy Bill of Rights lays down guidelines for app developers
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