Tag Archive: online privacy

Jan 28 2016

The State of Online Privacy 2016

The TRUSTe/National Cyber Security Alliance U.S. Consumer Privacy Index reveals the extent of current consumer privacy concerns with more Americans concerned about not knowing how the personal information collected about them online is used than losing their principal source of income. Released today, to coincide with the ninth Data Privacy Day (#PrivacyAware), the study found …

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Dec 19 2012

Will the new COPPA Rules Effect TRUSTe’s COPPA Safe Harbor Program?


Jim Rennie Sr. Product Counsel | TRUSTe Today, the FTC announced new amendments to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) rules.  COPPA focuses on the collection and use of data concerning children under the age of 13.  COPPA was first enacted in 2000, the new rule amendments are intended to update the law and …

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Jul 29 2009

Microsoft & Yahoo!: Commitment to Transparency and Accountability

Finally! From business and market perspective, the announced deal between Yahoo and Microsoft make sense. While questions of sharing and data retention have been raised from a privacy perspective, I’m pleased that an initial review of the privacy program elements that our sealholders Yahoo! and Microsoft have put forward, represent a strong awareness of the …

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