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Kerry and McCain Propose Privacy Bill of Rights

United States Senators John Kerry and John McCain introduced a bill this week that proposes greater protection of personal information for online consumers. Under the Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011 , consumers have the right to be notified of the collection of their personal data and...

"Do Not Track" Impasse Threatens Future of Online Behavioral Advertising

Excerpt: Online Behavioral Advertising ("OBA") involves the use of information collected about consumers for the purpose of targeting them with ads based on their interests. This information is collected from the consumers' web surfing, their queries to search engines, and even from...

California Enacts New Website Disclosure Requirements

By The Ballard Spahr LLP Consumer Financial Services Group A new California law taking effect on January 1, 2014, will require any operator of a website or online service that collects personally identifiable information on state residents to include new do-not-track disclosures in its privacy...

California to Require Website and Online Service Operators to Disclose Treatment of Do Not Track Requests

On September 27, 2013 California A.B. 370 [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], was signed into law. It became effective January 1, 2014. This law amends California's online privacy policy law [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], to require that websites and...

California Attorney General Releases Privacy Policy Guidance for 'Do Not Track' Disclosures

California Attorney General Kamala Harris recently released guidance, Making Your Privacy Practice Public , to help companies comply with the California Online Privacy Protection Act's (CalOPPA) "Do Not Track" (DNT) disclosure requirements which took effect on January 1, 2014 . CalOPPA...