Support for Do Not Track Me legislation is growing in Washington with the chairman of the Federal Trade Commission telling ABC’s Good Morning America on Friday that “one of the things we are thinking about is a Do Not Track List.”
|By: Consumer Watchdog Monday October 11, 2010 10:29 am|
|By: AdamPDX Monday October 4, 2010 11:14 pm|
Google TV was announced today. Google aims for television dominance with robust content lineup. “Disruptive” in the way the term is used in the tech sector
|By: marinara Tuesday September 28, 2010 1:39 am|
For telecommunications companies to take what used to be public tubes, and twist them into private corporate piggy banks, You need traitorous turncoats like Henry Waxman to sell us out. I would say, fuck you Waxman, but Indeed, he’s already fucked us all.
|By: Consumer Watchdog Thursday September 9, 2010 11:44 am|
Google’s mission may be to open the world to information, but it is refusing to let our consumer group buy a search advertisement promoting wildly popular online animation that takes CEO Eric Schmidt to task over his statements about privacy issues. It seems the search giant cares a lot more about its own corporate privacy, than it does about its users’ privacy.
|By: Consumer Watchdog Thursday September 2, 2010 10:34 am|
Consumer Watchdog is satirizing Google CEO Eric Schmidt in the most highly-trafficked public square in the nation to make the public aware of how out of touch Schmidt and Google are when it comes to our privacy rights and to make a case for national privacy reform.
|By: Rashad Robinson Thursday August 19, 2010 11:35 am|
There was a time not long ago when it was easy to believe that Google was a different kind of company — one that considered the public good as well as the bottom line in making decisions. My, how a week changes things.
|By: Consumer Watchdog Sunday August 15, 2010 4:28 pm|
I’m just back from a sweltering week in Washington, DC, convinced that those of us who care about protecting consumers’ online privacy have reason for optimism. There is growing interest in creating a “Do Not Track Me” list and mechanism to implement it
|By: hankydub Friday August 13, 2010 8:58 pm|
Protesting Google in Mountain View, CA.
|By: Consumer Watchdog Wednesday August 11, 2010 10:09 am|
A Wall Street Journal article this week details how Google is increasingly moving to maximize profits from the vast amount of personal data it has amassed in its global network of servers at the expense of consumers’ privacy. Google chairman Eric Schmidt once claimed Google put its money “where our principles are.” The Journal’s revealing article showing how profits triumph over privacy demonstrates the stark reality: Google puts its principles where the money is.
|By: marinara Tuesday August 10, 2010 8:19 pm|
Now how do they expect us to believe that giving Youtube the fast lane, would not affect any of youtube competitors? Indeed, the Google/Verizon Policty document is hogwash.