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January 28, 2010  8:59 PM

FTC roundtable examines cloud computing security, social media privacy

Posted by: GuyPardon
#FTCprivacy, Cloud computing, cloud computing privacy, cloud computing security, compliance, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, FTC compliance, online privacy

Technology can both enhance the lives of consumers and create significant privacy issues, said David Vladeck, head of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Speaking from the FTC’s second roundtable on online privacy at the University of California, Berkeley,...

December 8, 2009  12:39 PM

Yahoo adds online privacy tool ahead of expected FTC compliance rules

Posted by: GuyPardon
Advertising, behavioral marketing, behavioral targeting, compliance, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, Google, Internet marketing, Internet privacy, IT compliance, Jon Leibowitz, Microsoft, online privacy, Security, Yahoo, Yahoo and Microsoft

FTC compliance now means new rules for social media marketing. By next year, FTC compliance could also mean ensuring that online advertising doesn’t violate tougher consumer privacy...

August 20, 2009  6:09 PM

Amended Massachusetts data protection act focuses on risk management

Posted by: SarahCortes
201 CMR 17.00, compiance, consumer protection, data protection, Federal Trade Commission, FTC, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Information security, IT compliance, Massachusetts’ Data Privacy Law, privacy, regulation, risk management, Security

As Alexander Howard reported earlier today, the Massachusetts data protection law has been amended. The revised data privacy regulations -- 201 CMR 17.00, “Standards for the Protection of Personal...

July 7, 2009  6:46 PM

Online privacy? Principles of self-regulation emerge, feds to follow

Posted by: GuyPardon
Advertising, Association of National Advertisers, behavioral marketing, behavioral targeting, Better Business Bureau, compliance, Direct Marketing Association, Federal Trade Commission, Online advertising, online privacy, Pamela Jones Harbour, privacy, privacy compliance

Last week, a collection of trade organizations announced the release of a set of privacy principles for the use and collection of behavioral data in online advertising. The public adoption of these principles...

May 6, 2009  11:16 AM

New on our compliance blogroll: Think Privacy

Posted by: GuyPardon
Blogroll, Cloud computing, compliance, Federal Trade Commission, identity theft, privacy, Red flag, Red Flag Rule, Security

We noticed a new blogger joined ITKE this May Day: Matthew Barach, Esq. CIPP/G.

As his bio notes, Barach, is the founder of


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