Quantcast

Latest Ad Targeting System Britain's Foundation for Information Policy Research Stories

a74fafe9398cec871a042526cb9977751
2008-03-18 15:00:00

Britain's Foundation for Information Policy Research (FIPR) has argued in an open letter that the online advertising system Phorm is illegal, claiming it violates the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) that protects users from unlawful interception of information.However, both Phorm and BT have said the technology is not in violation of any UK laws.  And indeed many companies, such as BT, Talk Talk and Virgin, have signed on to use Phorm, which targets advertisements to...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
Related