Datesort ascending Topic Info Type Description
04/22/2016 FTC's Rich provides insight on notice, choice, and persistent identifiers used in online advertising News

Jessica Rich, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection, addressed industry at the Network Advertising Initiative's recent Summit and shared her thoughts on the topics of notice, choice, and the use of persistent identifiers in online ad

04/15/2016 President announces Commission on national cybersecurity News

The President announced the members of his Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity. This commission is a central element of the Cybersecurity National Action Plan announced in February.

04/13/2016 EU Data Protection Authorities demand Privacy Shield clarifications News

European Data Protection Authorities demanded clarifications on key elements of the proposed EU-US Privacy Shield program.

04/08/2016 TACD issues policy paper opposing Privacy Shield News

An organization of consumer groups, Trans-Atlantic Consumer Dialog (TACD), has issued a policy paper opposing Privacy Shield.

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04/08/2016 Seeking Submissions for Full Member calls for second half of the hear Member Memo

ESPC members: Now is the time to get involved! We are seeking topic submissions for our Full Group calls for the second half of the year. Submit your ideas to Reed or me by Arpil 18. We will discuss on the next Board call.

04/07/2016 EU looking to require consent before processing geolocation data? News

FYI - BNA is reporting that the EU is looking at requiring consent before processing geolocation data as part of updates to its e-Privacy Directive. More to come.

04/07/2016 Materials for 4/7 ESPC Full Group call Full Member Call

ESPC Full Group call on April 7, 2016. Topic: Marketing Automation. Presenter Linda West, Group Manager - Demand Generation; Act-On Software.

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04/04/2016 Consumer Reports hit with reader data privacy class action suit News

Consumer Reports hit with privacy class action suit for allegedly selling subscription data.

04/01/2016 FTC announces fall Technology Series Schedule Events

The Federal Trade Commission has announced the schedule for a fall seminar series on emerging consumer technology issues.

03/25/2016 FTC's Ohlhausen blasts FCC's restrictive privacy plans News

FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen rebuked FCC's proposed plan for privacy rules for broadband service providers, saying they are restrictive and more in line with lobbyists' preferences than consumers'.