Timely Broadband Breakfast Panel to Take Place on the Eve of FCC Chairman’s Cybersecurity Address
Congress, Cybersecurity, Events, FCC, House of Representatives, Senate
February 20th, 2012
WASHINGTON February 20, 2012. Broadband Breakfast will host its February Breakfast Panel, Cybersecurity Legislation in Congress: Where Does it Stand?, the day before FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski delivers his remarks on cybersecurity at the Bipartisan Policy Center. Broadband Breakfast’s panel will focus on the efforts to move cybersecurity on the Hill after years and years […]
Advocate Alleges ‘Racial Labeling’ in Targeted Online Ads
Broadband's Impact, Privacy
December 9th, 2009
WASHINGTON, December 9, 2009 – The ubiquity of online advertising is a product of its importance to the internet economy, said a group of consumer advocates Wednesday during a debate on the future of online advertising.
But the impact of new targeted advertising methods on consumer privacy and its potential to manipulate online experiences was the subject of heated argument at the event, sponsored by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
Appropriate Roles for FCC and FTC Could Determine Fate of Broadband Consumers
FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan
September 12th, 2009
WASHINGTON, September 9, 2009 – The Internet can serve as a means for enhancing consumer protections, provided that government agencies play their appropriate role in regulating and disclosing the practices of broadband providers, according to a several consumer advocates.
CDT Looks Back and Ahead at Privacy
June 30th, 2009
WASHINGTON, June 30, 2009 – Even though it has been nearly a decade since effective pro-privacy legislation had been passed by Congress or pushed by the Federal Trade Commission, Center for Democratic Technology President Leslie Harris expressed optimism on the subject on Wednesday.
Telecommuting Creates High Risk of Data Breaches, Says Privacy Group
July 30th, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 30 – Companies allowing their employees to telecommute from home, or even on the road at hotels and coffee shops, are undertaking heavy risks of data breaches, according to a report issued Tuesday by the privacy group Center for Democracy and Technology.
Congress Must Keep Internet from Being 'Hijacked' By NebuAd Model, Says Group
July 9th, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 8 – Online advertising firm NebuAd is violating individual users’ privacy, and possibly state and federal laws, officials at the Center for Democracy and Technology said at a Tuesday briefing on a report.