David Vladeck, the man in charge of policing the internet for the Federal Trade Commission, gave a presentation at the Interactive Advertising Bureau's conference on networks and exchanges in New York. As director of FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection, the former Georgetown Law professor is, perhaps, the central driving force within the agency for online privacy.
ClickZ News By Kate Kaye, ClickZ, Jul 22, 2010 Share tweetmeme_source = 'clickz'; tweetmeme_service = 'bit.ly'; At a House subcommittee hearing yesterday, business and consumer groups discussed two privacy bills, revealing key areas of contention that could significantly affect online advertisers. Among the sticking points: FTC rulemaking authority, the ability for private individuals to sue alleged violators, data sharing, and safe harbor for corporations. Both pro-business witnesses and privacy advocates suggested that a bill introduced Monday by Rep. Bobby Rush represented progress on an issue Congress has poked into for over two years now. A draft bill floated by