Tag Archive: ftc

Jun
18
2013

TRUSTe finds extensive number of Third Parties on Kids sites – What this means for COPPA Compliance

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Tony Berman Sr. Product Manager | TRUSTe As most website operators know, the updated COPPA Rule goes into effect July 1, 2013. Included in the update comes an obligation to clearly list all third party operators who collect personal information along with their name and contact information. With this in mind, earlier this month I used …

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Jan
03
2013

10 Important Questions about Privacy as we head into 2013

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Saira Nayak Director of Policy, TRUSTe @sairanayak Photo Source In 2012, privacy went mainstream. Issues that were previously the sole province of policy wonks became part of the national discussion: the Petraeus-Broadwell scandal (email privacy and ECPA reform), relaxed FAA restrictions resulting in the use of drones by law enforcement (limits on government surveillance, more …

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Nov
09
2011

How Flash Cookies Left A Bad Taste In the FTC’s Mouth

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John Gamble Marketing Manager | TRUSTe @johnaddison   Image Credit  Yesterday the Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement with ScanScout, an online video advertising network, over charges that the company deceived consumers about their ability to opt-out of online tracking activities. ScanScout’s privacy policy read: “You can opt out of receiving a cookie by changing your browser settings to prevent the …

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