Identity Thief Is Often Found Close to Home. New York Times.
[Posted November 13, 2006]
NSA Program Further Blurs Line on Privacy. Washington Post.
[Posted May 13, 2006]
FTC Commissioner: Anti-spyware legislation could do more harm than good. Government Computer News.
[Posted December 12, 2004]
Federal spyware crackdown continues. But relief for consumers may be slow in coming. MSNBC
[Posted October 12, 2004]
Consumer Survey on Trusted Companies for Privacy
Internet companies, banks and health care organizations were seen as the most trustworthy ... Reuters
[Posted June 10, 2004]
New software, laws push some spammers to log out
As more consumers and companies use sophisticated software to thwart unwanted e-mail, and anti-spam lawsuits mount, spammers are ditching the business. USA Today
[Posted May 6, 2004]
New Web Privacy Sweep Shows Continued ImprovementPFF Press Release
Progress & Freedom Foundation (PFF) report details improvement in Web site privacy disclosures and practices. SJ Mercury News, Reuters, Washington Post
[Posted March 27, 2002]
OPA comments on Children's Privacy Rule Support Extension of Sliding Scale
Approach to Parental Consent. OPA Comments
Text of FTC's Proposal in Federal Register
FTC's News Release
[Posted November 28, 2001]
FTC Chair Urges Enforcement, Not New Privacy Laws Online Privacy Alliance Applauds FTC's Plan To Devote More Resources To Enforcing Existing Privacy Laws Full Release
New FTC Chief says he would not support new privacy legislation but instead emphasize enforcement of existing laws.
[Posted October 4, 2001]