Privacy Self-Regulation Not Working

July 21, 2011

The online ad industry’s voluntary measures to protect consumers’ privacy are falling short, a senior lawmaker said Thursday.

“Self-regulation isn’t working,” Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) said at a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade. He added that a report posted this week by Stanford researchers shows that efforts of industry groups are inadequate.

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