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Google Safari Cookie Settlement Upheld
2012-11-18 06:05:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The fine levied against Google by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as part of a privacy-related investigation was upheld by a federal judge on Friday. According to Megan Geuss of Ars Technica, the Mountain View, California-based company was accused of implanting cookies on Safari web browsers without their user's knowledge or consent, and following an FTC probe, the two parties settled on a $22.5 million fine for the breach....

2012-11-15 00:22:43

BRUSSELS, November 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New TRUSTe privacy research published today shows that across Europe companies are heavily tracking online behaviour, consumers are highly aware of this activity, and consumers expect websites to get their permission before tracking their behaviour online. Yet despite the introduction of the EU Cookie Directive in May 2011, only a minority of companies are seeking consent from users before dropping cookies. The TRUSTe 2012 EU...

2012-11-08 08:41:13

BERKELEY, Calif. and BOSTON, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While public debate about online tracking and Microsoft's Do Not Track continues, tracking of web users' behavior is growing at a startling pace. Berkeley Center for Law and Technology's Fall 2012 Web Privacy Census, based on online privacy company Abine's web crawling and analysis technology that powers its DoNotTrackPlus tool, determined that the use of third-party tracking cookies on the 100 most popular websites increased by 11...

2012-11-01 15:27:22

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This November and December, The Glad Products Company is encouraging consumers to bake a difference for Cookies for Kids' Cancer(TM), a non-profit organization that supports research for new and improved treatments for pediatric cancer through cookie exchanges and bake sales. Through the Glad® Holiday Cookie Exchange, Glad is turning cookies into currency by donating up to $1 for every cookie sent, sold or exchanged this November and December,...

2012-10-30 03:20:25

LONDON, October 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The first in-depth analysis of the impact of the EU Cookie Directive on websites shows that the majority of users are choosing to allow the use of third party advertising cookies and only a small minority (0.05% or 5 in 10,000) are choosing to only allow "Required" or "Functional" cookies. With the ICO due to publish a progress report on the Cookie Directive in November, these findings show that businesses can address the Directive and...

2012-10-05 02:22:44

LINCOLN, Calif., Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- My Cookie Plate, Inc. announced today the immediate availability of its new gift product - a colorful book, a web interactive traveling plate, and a recipe sharing website which allow users to adopt and track the uniquely identified character dish that travels among friends delivering sweets and collecting recipes. This fun combination of tradition and technology make the perfect gift item for holiday shoppers looking to purchase an exceptional...

2012-10-02 02:32:28

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Do Not Track" initiative, (a proposed HTTP header field that would request a web application to disable either their tracking or their cross-site tracking of a user) is picking up steam. Microsoft intends to enable Do Not Track by default within Internet Explorer 10 while Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari currently include the Do Not Track setting, though disabled by default. Behavioral targeter 33Across has already made a plea to...

2012-09-07 23:02:45

Learn how mobile advocacy will change the direction of the 2012 election and optimize campaign field organizing. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 GOTV mobilization is one of the most challenging and critical aspects of a campaign. How a campaign allocates its resources in this late and critical stage of the election can make the difference between winning and losing. There are so many questions to address, should we hit the field with another mail piece or do we do another ad...

2012-09-05 22:21:50

LONDON, September 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Three months since enforcement of the EU Cookie Directive in the UK began, TRUSTe, the global leader in data privacy management solutions, has released the results of an extensive study of compliance efforts to date. TRUSTe's analysis reveals that nearly two in three top UK websites have implemented at least some measures to address the Directive, including several who have implemented robust and user-friendly compliance solutions....

2012-08-29 02:32:06

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. District Court Judge has granted Consumer Watchdog the right to oppose Google's record $22.5 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission because it allows the Internet giant to deny any wrongdoing. "Google executives want to buy their way out of trouble with what for them is pocket change and then deny doing anything wrong," said John M. Simpson, Consumer Watchdog's Privacy Project director. "Allowing this settlement...


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Web Browser
2013-01-30 14:59:51

A web browser is an application used for retrieving, presenting, and transferring information over the Internet. Information is gathered by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), which can be a web page, an image, a video, or any other type of content viewed on the browser. The most widely used web browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari. The first web browser was invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 1990 called the Worldwide Web, later known...

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