News tagged with privacy bill

Brazil passes trailblazing Internet privacy law

Brazil's Congress on Tuesday passed comprehensive legislation on Internet privacy in what some have likened to a web-user's bill of rights, after stunning revelations its own president was targeted by US ...

dateApr 23, 2014 in Internet
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FTC seeks law to shed more light on data brokers

(AP) -- The Federal Trade Commission is calling for a new law that would allow people to review the vast amounts of information being collected about them as the Internet, smartphones and other technology make it easier ...

dateMar 27, 2012 in Internet
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Mobile apps raise new privacy concerns

Smartphone in hand, you tap into your local application store. You click on a nifty tool that promises to massage your belly and pat your head at the same time. But just as you're about to download it, you decide to click ...

dateMar 23, 2012 in Software
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US privacy groups welcome 'Do Not Track' bill

Privacy and consumer groups welcomed a "Do Not Track" bill introduced in the US Senate on Monday that would let Internet users block companies from gathering information about their online activities. ...

dateMay 09, 2011 in Internet
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Privacy advocates craft social media 'bill of rights'

Two decades after the first Conference on Computers, Freedom and Privacy, a group of privacy advocates, computer scientists and others hope to wrap up a four-day conference here with what organizers hope will be a milestone ...

dateJun 22, 2010 in Internet
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