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FTC Chair to Speak at Release of Report Claiming Digital Data Collection Not Anonymous

Written on
October 7th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Mark your calendars: On Tuesday, Oct. 11, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz will be delivering the keynote speech at “Yes, They Really Know It’s You: The Digital Collection of Personal Information From Consumers and Citizens,” an event promoting the release of a new study that promises to ... more...

Privacy Advocates Take Aim at RTB

Written on
April 8th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – I opened my inbox this morning to be greeted by a searing press release from privacy advocate Jeffrey Chester, executive director of the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD) — already I knew it was going to be a fun day. The Federal Trade Commission — you know, those guys ... more...

Consumer Advocates Pooh-Pooh Google-AdMob Deal

Written on
December 28th 2009
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – When Google announced its plans to acquire mobile ad network AdMob, we were ready to bow and kiss the ring of the new mobile ad king. Alas, we forgot that maxim about counting your chickens before they hatch. Last week the Federal Trade Commission (known as the Grinch at ... more...