Sep 182010
 
 September 18, 2010  Posted by  Non-U.S., Online

Tim Bradshaw and Nikki Tait report:

Online advertisers and technology companies must act “quickly and responsibly” to install new mechanisms for protecting consumers’ privacy if they are to avoid regulation, the European digital commissioner said on Friday.

At a meeting in Brussels this week, Neelie Kroes, vice-president of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda, made a valid point in talking to the attendees, saying:

“What is helpful to one citizen is an invasion of privacy to another.”

Read more on Financial Times.

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