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Check Out Sgrouples, The Truly Private Social Network

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If you want a social network that won't sell your data and won't serve you ads based on your profile data, you have to check out Sgrouples. It integrates with Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook so you can post updates to your existing accounts and it also provides a means to...
Check Out Sgrouples, The Truly Private Social Network

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'

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

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

More Details Show IRS Targeted Groups Critical Of How The Government Was Run

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Late on Friday (the time when people try to break bad news to avoid a big news cycle) the IRS admitted that the office that scrutinizes non-profit/tax exempt status of organizations had acted politically in targeting groups that had "tea party" or "patriot" in their names. Over the weekend, more...
More Details Show IRS Targeted Groups Critical Of How The Government Was Run

Consumer groups encouraged by 'Consumer Bill of Rights'

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Consumer advocates say the Obama Administrations' Consumer Bill of Rights is a good first step, but they'll be keeping an eye on things to make sure it's implemented properly. [Read more]...
Consumer groups encouraged by 'Consumer Bill of Rights'

Obama's Internet Bill Of Rights Will Be Hard to Enforce: Here's Why

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Let's take a closer look at the major points of the president's timely announcement on online rights....
Obama's Internet Bill Of Rights Will Be Hard to Enforce: Here's Why

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 interns need a Bill of Rights? Maybe the New York Times could take the lead

Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL back US 'consumer privacy bill of rights'

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Tech giants support Obama administration's plan to issue voluntary guidelines and commit to 'Do Not Track' technologyGoogle, Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL say they will sign up to a "consumer privacy bill of rights", announced on Thursday by the Obama administration in a move that would bring US law closer to...
Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL back US 'consumer privacy bill of rights'

Consumer Privacy: Can the FTC Enforce a Voluntary Code of Conduct?

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"There is no Federal regulation at the end of the process," reads the White House framework document promoting the creation of a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, "and codes will not bind any companies unless they choose to adopt them." This is how the Obama Administration refers to the creation...
Consumer Privacy: Can the FTC Enforce a Voluntary Code of Conduct?

Mobile Users Need Bill of Rights, Privacy Advocate Says

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The question is if the idea is embraced, how do you enforce the principles against those who would violate them?...
Mobile Users Need Bill of Rights, Privacy Advocate Says

Bill of Rights in Cyberspace, amended

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I’ve amended my proposed Bill of Rights in Cyberspace thanks to a suggestion in the comments from Jeff Sonderman: All data are created equal. I made that all bits are created equal, which broadens it somewhat and is quite relevant today in the discussion of net neutrality that will explode...
Bill of Rights in Cyberspace, amended

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"

EFF publishes mobile user privacy bill of rights

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Speakers at privacy event warn developers that regulation will come if they don't shape up. [Read more]...
EFF publishes mobile user privacy bill of rights

White House, Tiring of Death Stars And Deportation Requests, Ups 'We The People' Signature Threshold From 25,000 To 100,000

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The White House has just raised the signature threshold at the "We the People" website from 25,000 to 100,000, no doubt in an attempt to trim down the number of Death Star/deportation/secession/impeachment petitions it must respond to. (Why no one thought to kill two birds with one stone and exile...
White House, Tiring of Death Stars And Deportation Requests, Ups 'We The People' Signature Threshold From 25,000 To 100,000
Sen. Wyden and Rep. Issa introduce vague ‘Internet Bill of Rights’
Tim Wu on why 'free speech for computers' is dangerous

Obama’s Framework for “Consumer Data Privacy” And My “Data Bill of Rights”

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It sort of feels like “wayback week” for me here at Searchblog, as I get caught up on the week’s news after my vacation. Late last week the Obama administration announced “Consumer Data Privacy In A Networked World: A Framework for Protecting Privacy and Promoting Innovation in the Global Digital...
Obama’s Framework for “Consumer Data Privacy” And My “Data Bill of Rights”

Obama's Privacy Push Means Business As Usual For Web Firms

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If the Obama administration wanted a simpler way to protect consumer privacy, it didn't need to issue a dense report or pressure on Congress to pass laws increasing government oversight of the private sector - especially during an election year. The White House simply needed to look in its own...
Obama's Privacy Push Means Business As Usual For Web Firms

FAQ: What Google's 'Do Not Track' move means

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As the White House pushed a privacy bill of rights and readied online privacy legislation for Congress, Google decided on Thursday to get behind "Do Not Track" technology. Here's where things stand....
FAQ: What Google's 'Do Not Track' move means

‘Privacy bill of rights’: Advocacy groups, industry weigh in

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There was a lot of reaction Thursday fromonline privacy advocates and Internet companies to the White House’s “privacy bill of rights” — much of it positive. Read full article >>...
‘Privacy bill of rights’: Advocacy groups, industry weigh in

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

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
Mobile User Privacy Bill of Rights lays down guidelines for app developers

@billjohnston @khrisloux both good points. Have you read our report on SaaS Bill of rights? http://bit.ly/W13Vw cc @rwang0

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@billjohnston @khrisloux both good points. Have you read our report on SaaS Bill of rights? http://bit.ly/W13Vw cc @rwang0

Arguing That 'Copyright And The First Amendment Coexisted For 200 Years' Is To Ignore Reality

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Some guy trying to sell his book about how copyright infringement is all a big, bad plot of big, bad companies has a silly and ill-informed article trying to tarnish Aaron Swartz's reputation by making statements about what he believed and what he fought for that have little basis in...
Arguing That 'Copyright And The First Amendment Coexisted For 200 Years' Is To Ignore Reality

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 problem with Obama's privacy 'bill of rights'

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Privacy advocates generally like the White House's framework on privacy policy. Except for the fact that G-men can still peek at your private data without a warrant. FORTUNE -- The data-privacy framework unveiled by President Obama on Thursday has received near-universal praise from privacy advocates. At the very least, they...
The problem with Obama's privacy 'bill of rights'

'Bill of Rights' wants to keep massive online classes from being 'Instagram of higher ed'

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Remember all the hubbub last month when Instagram changed its Terms of Service, outraging users who were concerned that they had become the product? Well, to keep that from happening to the new wave of massive open online courses (MOOCs), a group of 12 educators, including MOOC-provider Udacity, has released...
'Bill of Rights' wants to keep massive online classes from being 'Instagram of higher ed'
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