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FCC-FTC Plans for Welfare-Enhancing Cooperation on Online Consumer Protection
As the Federal Communications (FCC) prepares to revoke its economically harmful “net neutrality” order and replace it with a free market-oriented “Restoring Internet Freedom Order,” the FCC and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) commendably have announced a joint policy for cooperation on online consumer protection.  According to a December 11 FTC press release: The Federal
10 Consumer Data Privacy Trends Ahead of GDPR
How do consumers feel about privacy and their data, especially with GDPR fast approaching? In the 2018 ‘Data privacy: What the consumer really thinks’ report, the DMA, Acxiom and Foresight Factory, aimed to explore just that. The report reviewed consumer perceptions and concerns over data, how these are changing over time, and the impact that
Netgear vs TP-Link Router Comparison
Netgear and TP-Link both are two heavyweight brands when it comes to wireless routers. From the cream-of-the-crop, right down to bargain basement Both companies offer a variety of excellent products from budget buys to some of the most advanced consumer routers on the market.Here is a look at some of the best wireless routers available from
The FTC should address how (and whether) it assesses causation as it looks to define “informational injury”
The FTC will hold an “Informational Injury Workshop” in December “to examine consumer injury in the context of privacy and data security.” Defining the scope of cognizable harm that may result from the unauthorized use or third-party hacking of consumer information is, to be sure, a crucial inquiry, particularly as ever-more information is stored digitally.
How is the Consumer Data Privacy Landscape Evolving?
At this time of fragmented technology, exponential data growth and GDPR, how are consumer perspectives toward data evolving? To find out, Acxiom is proud to have partnered with the DMA for the second time, on the third iteration of the Foresight Factory’s independent research into ‘Data privacy: What the consumer really thinks”. So, what are
CARU Refers Musical.ly to FTC After App Operator Declines to Comply with CARU’s Privacy Recommendations
New York, NY –  April 24, 2018 – The Children’s Advertising Review Unit has referred The Musical.ly Inc., operator of the Musical.ly mobile application, to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), after the company said it would not comply with CARU’s recommendations regarding children’s privacy. CARU is an investigative unit of the advertising industry’s system of
Columbus Data Security and Privacy Lawyer: The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
Introduction The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) aims to protect the privacy of children under the age of 13 years old. Specifically, COPPA was enacted to address the rise of online marketers targeting children and collecting their personal data. The Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) is the primary government body that enforces COPPA. COPPA
CONSENT: Privacy Is Key to Reinforcing Trust
To address mounting US user concerns, Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) have introduced the Consumer Online Notification for Stopping Edge-provider Network Transgressions (CONSENT) Act. (They have also introduced legislation to increase transparency and consumer privacy protection, though the text is not yet public.) While the Internet Society is weary of a reactionary
FTC Disclosures: What Bloggers & Influencers Need to Know
FTC disclosures on social media can be confusing, and that’s putting it mildly. The FTC recently had a Twitter chat where they let users submit questions, which helped clarify things quite a bit. Below you’ll find some of the highlights of the FTC’s #Influencers101 chat. Back in 2011, I was invited to spend a day at the Consumer Reports campus in Yonkers, New York. It was honestly one
Crochet Plan Pooling using D-Link Crochet + Tutorial
How to Yarn Pool using D-Link Crochet Do you have variegated yarn in your collection and loved it at the
How to Randomly Hack a Home Routers
In this tutorial "How to Randomly Hack a Home Routers", we are going to show you how to use port scanner to identify home routers (and even office routers :p) and after that we will try to log in to those routers. In the world most of users doesn't change there router's default password because
FAM! What do Issa Rae, HBO, and RCA have in common? You! We’re working with Insecure to find an independent artist in our community to enter for a chance for your song to be used in Insecure Season 3 series and/or soundtrack. If you’re a musician and think you’re right for this submit your song
2018 Data Privacy Day
The 2018 Data Privacy Day (DPD) is observed on which date? A January 30 B January 31 C January 29 D January 28 Correct Answer: D January 28 The Data Privacy Day (DPD) is observed every year on January 28 to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. It is an effort
Facebook under criticism as FTC confirms it is investigating privacy practices
The FTC confirmed on Monday that it had opened an investigation of Facebook Inc., and the Senate Judiciary Committee called on the company's chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, to testify as scrutiny mounts over the giant's handling of user data. The crisis at Facebook caused shares to dive nearly 10% on Monday before rebounding back to
Privacy policy update
As you may have heard, GDPR will soon be coming in effect, and we have changed the Privacy Policy for Vikalinka in light of new regulations. Please click on the privacy policy link to read the updated policy.
My Top 11 Cameras for Classroom Recording
Looking for the right camcorder to record talking head lectures, classes or school labs? Check out my selection of the best webinar cameras, consumer and pro camcorders, document cameras and GoPro. Find out which one fits your use cases, tech specifications and budget.
Dual Band WiFi Routers
The best dual-band WiFi routers are designed to get rid of the internet issue and slower connection problems. It makes your web surfing and downloading task much more comfortable. The best part of it is the dual-band Wi-Fi routers have replaced wired networks at most of the place such as homes, business places and many
Aztech WIPC309HD Review: Full HD IP Webcam
Aztech, a Singapore electronics manufacturer since 1986, is known for their wide range of consumer tech products like homeplugs, routers, and IP cameras. Their latest IP webcam, WIPC309HD, is with me for review. I have bought Aztech homeplugs and IP cameras over the years, as
ALERT: Major attack to Routers. 41 Million Routers worldwide on risk.
Major attacks to routers are currently ongoing. These attacks already resulted in major outages of the German Telekom network and others in many countries.
How To Double Crochet Link + Tutorial
Double Crochet Link Double Crochet Link is also known as abbreviations of D-Link. Usually when I talk about this stitch,
Perbedaan “Insecure vs Insecurity” Dalam Bahasa Inggris Dan Contoh
Perbedaan “Insecure vs Insecurity” Dalam Bahasa Inggris Dan Contoh     Sahabat SBI pasti sudah sangat sering mendengar bukan kata insecure dan insecurity dalam bahasa inggris? kedua kata tersebut memiliki 
Wearable 360 cameras are coming, would you wear these cameras?
Wearables and VR have been two of the biggest buzzwords in the consumer technology sector over the past few years, so it was only a matter of time until they were combined. 2018 should see the release of the first wearable 360 cameras that can record your every movement in the VR friendly format. Is
Best Nikon Cameras of The Year
If you can believe it, 2015 is coming to a close, and that means it’s time for best of lists that round up the greatest products of the year. And for everything from cars to clothes to food, 2015 was a truly great year. In tech, cameras took some leaps, too. Drones hit the consumer
The best VDSL WiFi Routers for 2018
There are hundreds of routers on the market covering features and pricing to suit everyone. One specific feature set that doesn’t have a lot of options is routers with a VDSL modem built in; this allows you to use one box for your Openreach/BT connection rather than a modem and router, or the BT HomeHub
Uber increases FTC settlement after breach
Uber failed to disclose a major data breach in 2016, and now the rideshare company will have an expanded settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Uber’s original FTC settlement resulted from a 2014 breach. When the agency discovered the 2016 breach, which was “strikingly similar” to the previous breach, it added harsher provisions to
How can you Respond to the Rise of the Privacy-Conscious Consumer?
When Elon Musk hopped on the #deleteFacebook bandwagon, it became clear that, in light of Facebook’s issues with Cambridge Analytica, public perception of internet privacy is changing. As a researcher on attitudes to digital privacy and an advocate for user-friendly privacy practices, I’m excited by these developments. I’ve been following the conversation and have started to see evidence
Apple stopt productie AirPort-routers definitief
Lang was de vraag: trekt Apple wel of niet de stekker uit zijn AirPort-routers? Het antwoord is definitief ja. De productie van de wifi-routers stopt.
Google Privacy Policy
Recently, Google started communicating with app owners that they need to include a link to a valid privacy policy on the app’s Store Listing page and within the app. The privacy policy needs to be added and the app updated before March 15th, 2017. This is required for all apps published to the Google Play Store.
FTC calls out Nintendo, Microsoft Asus and more over illegal warranty sticker
Twitter Facebook Google+ Reddit Email Remember those warranty stickers we talked about a while back? Those same ones that the FTC found to be anti-consumer and thus illegal really have landed multiple hardware manufacturers in the PC and console markets in hot water. The FTC announced the crackdown on these dubious practices via letters sent
Police Dash Cameras Versus Police Car Cameras
Police Dash Cameras have many differences from Police Car Cameras Let start by stating the most important fact the a dash camera system is made for citizens. They are mostly made in China and are made of plastic and cheap materials. The cameras imagers are often cmos and have a fish eye lens. Most of

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