Lawmakers are working on privacy safeguards for online advertising. Here are some links to news stories sent in by a PogoWasRight.org reader:
Emily Steel reports, “Lawmakers Draft Web-Ad Privacy Safeguards,” in the Wall Street Journal.
A press release issued by Consumer Watchdog, “Consumer and Privacy Groups Warn Online Tracking at ‘Alarming Levels,’ Joint Letter to Congress Outlines Principles Privacy Legislation”
Chris Nutall writes, “Online advertisers targeted in privacy moves” in the Financial Times.
Related to the issue, Meghan Keane writes, “Study: Privacy concerns limit marketers’ usage of behaviorally targeted advertising” in Econsultancy.