A coalition of consumer organizations is urging the United States Congress to adopt new legislation for behavioral tracking and ad targeting. Led by the Center for Digital Democracy, the groups say that self-regulation has failed to protect privacy. The consumer groups have issued Principles on Online Behavioral Tracking and Targeting and an overview. Earlier this year, the FTC recommended new principles for online advertising but stopped short of recommending legislation.
Consultation due on December 31, 2009
This is a listing of events which may be useful for civil society to participate, connect and network on issues relating to information and communication technologies and policies.
Participation in the World Summit on the Information Society Internet Governance Caucus »
Washington DC, United States. Internet Governance Forum USA
September 14 - 15
Seoul, South Korea. ICANN No. 36.
October 25 -30, 2009
Sharm El Sheikh - Egypt. United Nations. IV Internet Governance Forum November 15-18, 2009