25 January 2009

US - Online Privacy Decisions Confront Obama

(Washington Post)
The Future of Privacy Forum, a Washington group supported by AT&T, is pushing Barack Obama to appoint a chief privacy officer to shape standards about the use of consumer data. See Press Release and The Future of Privacy Forum Consumer Privacy Agenda for the New Administration. Separately, the Center for Digital Democracy and the U.S. Public Interest Research Group said they plan to file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, urging the agency to investigate mobile marketing practices that may threaten consumer privacy.