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How To Opt Out of Behavioral Advertising

by Barbara J. Feldman July 21, 2010

Behavioral advertising is online advertising based on your history of online activity. For example, if you visit an online shoe vendor, as you travel around the Internet, you might notice ads from that vendor appearing on unrelated, third party sites. This “trick” is accomplished by small cookie files that are stored on your computer by […]

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Federal Privacy Guidelines for Social Networking Sites?

by Barbara J. Feldman May 12, 2010

The use of Facebook’s new social plugins and its Open Graph initiative grew from an initial base of seventy-five partner sites, to use on over 50,000 websites in just one week. The ability for users to declare that they “Like” a site and tell all their Facebook friends about it, has not only been a […]

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