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2011-03-10 14:53:00

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.

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2010-03-31 12:20:00

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.

2010-03-08 16:59:00

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.

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2009-04-30 06:54:17

Officials in Minnesota are trying to use a federal law that enables restrictions on phone calls used for wagering to block online gambling sites.

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2009-04-14 16:30:06

The use of so-called “proxy” 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.

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2009-03-11 12:32:05

Privacy advocates are concerned over Google’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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