"The Obama Administration today unveiled a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights
as part of a comprehensive blueprint to protect individual privacy rights and give users more control over how their information is handled." Full 62-page PDF - Consumer Data Privacy in a Networked World: A Framework for Protecting Privacy and Promoting Innovation in the Global Digital Economy
"In addition, advertising networks announced that leading Internet companies and online advertising networks are committing to act on Do Not Track technology in most major web browsers to make it easier for users to control online tracking. Companies that represent the delivery of nearly 90 percent of online behavioral advertisements, including Google, Yahoo!, Microsoft, and AOL have agreed to comply when consumers choose to control online tracking. Companies that make this commitment will be subject to FTC enforcement." [more inside]
The Obama White House formally speaks out against SOPA, PIPA.
The Obama White House has come out against
the Stop Online Piracy Act. The move has -- unsurprisingly -- drawn responses from the MPAA, RIAA, and other interested parties.
As the "ground zero mosque"
story approaches bipartisan consensus
, thanks to unexpected statements
by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (joining a growing opposition
), several journalists trace the origins
of how the Park 51 community center became(warning: CNN) a toxic subject
. What they found was Pamela Geller
, a blogger at Atlas Shrugs
, who has some very interesting vlogs
. You may previously know her from this cozy 2006 interview
with Bush's infamous anti-UN UN ambassador John Bolton
There's no doubt that the internet operation of President-Elect Obama
was a key part of his success. While it appears that he is attempting to turn that success into an engine for keeping citizens and supporters engaged
with the revolutionary Change.gov
, the other side also is looking to harness the wave of internet electioneering. [more inside]