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Are access and correction tools, opt-out buttons, and privacy dashboards the right solutions to consumer data privacy?

November 7, 2013 11:42 am akivamiller 0
The past year has seen consumers being given new tools to control the data that advertisers and data brokers collect about them. These developments might point to a new direction in consumer data privacy and are provoking live debate.   Consumer data broker access and correction In September 2013, date broker Acxiom announced the launch of a new website, Aboutthedata.com
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FTC Finally Goes After Flash Cookies

November 8, 2011 1:26 pm JScott 0
The FTC and ScanScout came to a settlement over ScanScout’s deceptive use of Flash cookies.  ScanScout used Flash cookies to track users, but its privacy policy merely stated a user could “opt out of receiving a cookie by changing your browser settings to prevent the receipt of cookies.”…