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  1. Remarketing Lists for Search Ads: 4 Smart Strategies

    You can't tell the user you know them: There are some very real privacy and policy issues at play. RLSAs are really flexible. As a feature it opens up a lot of potential strategies. This article will look at some smart strategies evolving for...

  2. Google Faces £500,000 Fine if Privacy Policy Isn't Changed by Sept. 20

    We have today written to Google to confirm our findings relating to the update of the company’s privacy policy,” an ICO spokesperson said in a statement. In our letter we confirm that its updated privacy policy raises serious questions about its...

  3. Google as Your Identity Provider: Where Are We Now?

    Changing of Google Privacy Policy from US to EU. But again we have the same issues as in privacy, that which is tracked is not private or anonymous and there are no laws that can prevent an IdP from doing what they would want with your information.

  4. The Trouble with Tribbles: Beyond Google’s Cookiegate Browser Settings Hype

    No one knew Google would one day amalgamate data across all their services by merging them all under one privacy policy. We should relax this policy a tad to allow setting 3rd party cookies when the 3rd party in question already has a cookie set.

  5. Google Won't Pause New Privacy Policy - Should They Have To?

    One of the issues addressed in their response was whether users can opt out of the new privacy policy. Questions over Google’s new privacy policy continue despite their best efforts to quell fears. Should Google Bow to EU Pressure to Pause the New...

  6. SOPA, PIPA On Hold, But a New Threat on Horizon

    Siwek for the Institute for Policy Innovation, The True Cost of Copyright Industry Piracy to the U.S. One you might have heard from is the statement “According to the Institute for Policy Innovation, more than $58 billion is lost to the U.S.economy...

  7. Facebook Fixes Cookie Issues as Lawmakers Urge FTC Privacy Probe

    Marketers should give note to a couple other stories, including The Wall Street Journal’s recently revised privacy policy (which permits WSJ to track personally identifiable behavior without user consent) and the FTC probe into undeletable...

  8. Real Names: Google+, Government & The Identity Ecosystem

    Wait though, isn’t Google’s real name policy about marketing? Just two years ago in 2009, in the name of Internet freedom, Google refused to go along with South Korea’s Real ID/Real Name policy. See behind the ease of use, the perceived anonymity...

  9. Being Bad For Great Justice: A New Privacy Scandal Rocks Second Life

    When you have a hands off policy, you don't have to pay many people to deal with problems. Further, it would appear that they are working in concert with other (unvetted and unsanctioned) organizations to carefully circumvent the spirit (and in...