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2014-06-12 08:35:20

Beliefs of Eroding Privacy, Lack of Confidence in Ethics HOPKINTON, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Summary: -- Taps into privacy attitudes of 15,000 consumers from 15 countries -- 91% of respondents value the benefit of "easier access to information and knowledge" that digital technology affords -- Only 27% say they are willing to trade some privacy for greater convenience and ease online -- Only 41% believe government is committed to protecting...

2014-05-27 12:36:39

Agency Report Shows Data Brokers Collect and Store Billions of Data Elements Covering Nearly Every U.S. Consumer WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a report issued today on the data broker industry, the Federal Trade Commission finds that data brokers operate with a fundamental lack of transparency. The Commission recommends that Congress consider enacting legislation to make data broker practices more visible to consumers and to give consumers greater control over the...

2013-09-10 23:04:44

Maker of Saga lifelogging app demonstrates a continued commitment to user privacy. Seattle (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 A.R.O. Inc., makers of Saga, the essential lifelogging app, today announced it has been awarded the TRUSTe Privacy Certification and TRUSTe EU Safe Harbor Certification, demonstrating the company’s commitment to the highest standards of privacy protection around the globe. TRUSTe is the world’s leader in data privacy management, and has rigorous requirements for its...

2012-07-24 23:01:35

EtQ today announced that it has been certified by TRUSTe® to display the TRUSTe Web Privacy Seal, demonstrating EtQ´s commitment to transparency, accountability and consumer choice, the foundations for online privacy. Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 EtQ, provider of Quality Management, Environmental Health and Safety, and FDA Compliance software systems, today announced that it has been certified by TRUSTe® to display the TRUSTe Web Privacy Seal, demonstrating EtQ´s...

A Contrarian Dissection Of The Web Privacy Debate
2012-03-28 10:12:22

Jedidiah Becker for RedOrbit.com Though it's not likely to garner the frenzied flurry of public attention enjoyed by January's wildly unpopular SOPA-PIPA anti-piracy legislation (R.I.P.), another critical Internet issue has been seized upon by D.C. politicrats in recent months, and they're hard at work in their efforts to whip up public indignation over it. That issue goes by the euphemistic misnomer "Web privacy," and unbeknownst to most people it could affect the future of the...


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