Internet Researcher John Horrigan on How Digital Illiteracy is Eclipsing Digital Divide
Broadband Data, Broadband's Impact, Education, NTIA
July 29th, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 – The internet equity facing the nation isn’t the digital divide, but is digital readiness, according to a panel last month by internet researcher John Horrigon at an event of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation. According to Horrigan, digital literacy is rapidly overshadowing non-adoption.A half-decade ago in 2009, 83 million […]
European Union Says It’s Up To Users If They Want A Lot Of Cookies
November 10th, 2009
WASHINGTON, November 10, 2009 – The European Union’s independent supervisory authority devoted to protecting personal data and privacy said Monday that member states will soon be required to implement new privacy rules including requirements that users be offered easier ways to control whether they want cookies stored on their computer equipment.
Google and Microsoft Defend Practices at Computers, Freedom and Privacy Conference
June 3rd, 2009
WASHINGTON, June 3, 2009 – Officials from Google and Microsoft denied that they were creating privacy-invading user profiles of internet users, speaking at the 2009 Computers, Freedom and Privacy conference at George Washington University here.
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.
House Small Business Subcommittee Chairman Questions Google-Yahoo Ad Deal
June 26th, 2008
WASHINGTON, June 25 – The congressman who represents the headquarters of telecommunications giant AT&T used a Wednesday subcommittee hearing on the impact of online advertising to raise concerns about the recent agreement between Google and Yahoo!