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Facebook, Google, and Apple Ease Privacy Concerns of Senators

Privacy July 28th, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2010 – Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation are worried about unclear consumer online privacy policies and the negative effects of targeted advertising.

Representatives from Apple, Facebook, Google, The Cato Institute, AT&T, and the Annenberg School for Communication overviewed their current privacy policies and tools, and outlined the future of their privacy controls.

White House Releases Open Government Directive Mandating Transparency

Transparency December 8th, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 8, 2009 – The White House on Tuesday sent an open government directive to every federal department and agency with instructions on actions that should be taken to make their operations more open to the public, according to a blog entry from Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag.

Securing New Infrastructure Will Require Watchful Eye, Experts Say

Broadband's Impact June 2nd, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2009 – Balancing privacy and security will require a delicate approach as the internet becomes more pervasive in the lives of everyday Americans, said a panel of national security policy experts on the first day of the Computers Freedom & Privacy conference at George Washington University.

Aspen Dispatch: Who Wants to Police the Internet?

Expert Opinion August 18th, 2008

ASPEN, COLORADO, August 18 – The Monday morning panel at the 2008 Aspen Summit examined the fundamental protections provided to third party internet providers and users and considered recent legal developments that might increase legal exposure to internet service providers and blog administrators.

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