Posts Tagged ‘Ari Schwartz’

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

Broadband's Impact 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

Broadband's Impact 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

Broadband's Impact 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.

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