ICO blog: half term report on cookies compliance – ICO – Back in May this year, we published advice on how to comply with the revised cookie rule. The rule had just been implemented as part of the review of the ePrivacy Directive. In the advice, we set out what the law said, what it required and what it means for those who have to comply.
The Legal Landscape for Online Data Collection – Law.com – This article will discuss the current legal landscape surrounding online behavioral advertising and data tracking, including recent actions by the marketing industry and Federal Trade Commission and the latest developments surrounding geolocation and the development of a Do Not Track web browsing mechanism. FTC Fines Santa Claus Over COPPA Violations – BuzzMachine –Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz today announced a record fine against Santa Claus for violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. Facebook Timeline privacy concerns deepen as rollout begins – ZDNet – The Facebook Timeline feature is rolling out across the world but not everyone is happy about it. Do you really trust Facebook to keep your private activities off your public timeline?