up to the privacy promises made to consumers
Your hearing to explore consumer online privacy is ..
It is an error to think that there are discrete “online” and“offline” experiences. Consumers do not have separate privacyinterests for one and the other. Likewise, people do not haveprivacy interests in their roles as consumers, and a separate setof interests as citizens. If the federal government is going towork on privacy protection, the federal government should start bygetting its own privacy house in order.
such as the right to freedom of expression or the right to privacy
Although the FTC has never explicitly stated that partial disclosure triggers full disclosure, it scrutinized statements that "arguably raised an inference of at least one potential use" of personal data in its report to Congress on online privacy.
Do Consumers Have A Right To Opt ..
Of all the online privacy concerns, perhaps the most frettinghas been done about “behavioral advertising” - sometimes referredto as “psychographic profiling” to get us really worked up. What istruly shocking about this problem, though, is that the remedy formost of it is so utterly simple: exercising control over thecookies in one’s browser.
But the net impact of this decision ..
The correct approach is for consumers to be educated about whatthey reveal when they interact online and in business so that theyknow to wear the electronic and commercial equivalents ofclothing.
FCC Votes to Block New Internet Privacy Rule - …
As a thought experiment, imagine taking away Google, Facebook,Apple’s suite of consumer electronics (and the app universe thathas sprung up within it), and the interactivity that AT&Tfacilitates. Consumers would rightly howl at the loss of richnessto their lives, newly darkened by privacy. And we would all beworse off as the economy and society were starved of access toinformation.