Apr 082010
 April 8, 2010  Posted by  Business, Online, U.S.

Grant Gross reports:

Three privacy groups have filed a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission about behavioral advertising practices, accusing Google, Yahoo and other advertising vendors of creating a “Wild West” atmosphere with few rules for protecting consumer privacy.

The complaint, filed Thursday by the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), U.S. PIRG and the World Privacy Forum, centers around the practice of real-time trading and sale of individual Internet users’ profiles, based on their interests and surfing habits.

Read more on Computerworld.
Thanks to Brian Honan for this link.

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