A "Do Not Track" Option for Internet Users

A "Do Not Track" Option for Internet Users

Federal regulators consider requiring a "do not track" option on web browsers ...

The Federal Trade Commission is proposing new tools to protect the privacy of Internet users. Among the proposals: requiring a "Do Not Track" option in all browsers by the end of 2012. But many technology and advertising companies warn that new regulations could end up stifling innovation and making it harder and more expensive to provide tailored services. We examine new approaches to Internet privacy.

Guests

Marc Groman

Executive Director and General Counsel, Network Advertising Initiative

Justin Brookman

Director, Consumer Privacy Project, Center for Democracy & Technology

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