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WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) today received the International Association of Privacy Professionals' (IAPP) 2011 Privacy Leadership Award for their ongoing innovation and advocacy in online privacy.
Google, Microsoft, eBay, AT&T, and the American Civil Liberties Union are all part of a new consortium petitioning Congress to rework the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 in order to better protect Internet users from prying eyes.
BELLEVUE, Wash., March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelius, a leading internet information commerce retailer, today announced that they are joining, as a founding member, an independent working group, led by the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT), to develop best practices for internet retailers when offering additional subscription products and services.
Officials in Minnesota are trying to use a federal law that enables restrictions on phone calls used for wagering to block online gambling sites.
The use of so-called â€œproxyâ€ servers is a common part of surfing the Web, but using one to commit a crime could soon result in a longer time behind bars.
Privacy advocates are concerned over Googleâ€™s adoption of a form of advertising known as behavioral targeting, which presents ads to users based on their previous online activities.
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