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Special Report on

Data protection and Consumer Privacy

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Well, it’s that time of year again: lots of prognosticators making predictions for 2009 as they take a look at 2008 in the rearview mirror and try to figure out what’s in front of us in the New Year. So, I’ll join the legions of IT experts guessing what may be in store in the coming months as we raise our glasses to 08 and toast 09 with anticipation, hope and given the current economic climate, with consternation as well. Since I am a creature of Washington and have the opportunity to work with the U.S. Congress, I’ll focus on what steps we might expect our national legislature to ...
control can be the root cause for privacy issues. Data privacy issues can arise in response to information from a wide range of sources, such as: The challenge in data privacy is to share data while protecting personally identifiable information. The fields of data security and information security design and utilize software, hardware and human resources to address this issue.
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Asean Free Trade Agreement and its Relevance for E-commerce ...
The Asean Free Trade Agreement -AFTA, definitely plays a significant role in the development of e-commerce among ASEAN nations.  ASEAN is the Association of Southeast Nations, with 10 member states and an estimated population of 575.5 million.  ASEAN members are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore,  Thailand, and Vietnam; this regional economic group presented a GDP of US$ 3,431.2 billion for the year 2007.  ASEAN nations signed AFTA in 1992 in Singapore to create a free trade area for goods, services, and investment for the info-communication ... market research, surveys and trends
30 things we can do about DRM
Letters (which are better than email) from just a handful of constituents are enough to get the attention of your local MP. Contact information and further advice here 2. Write to the Prime Minister. Contact information available here 3. Write to Tessa Jowell, Culture Secretary , especially if you live in her Dulwich and West Norwood constituency. She's in charge of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, whose contact details are here 4. Write to Shaun Woodward, Minister for the Creative Industries and Tourism , especially if you live in his St. Helen's South constituency. Contact details here 5. Write to David ... market research, surveys and trends

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DATA PROTECTION AND CONSUMER PRIVACY

The e-ASEAN Initiative
The revolution in information and communications technologies (ICT) has brought and will continue to bring profound changes in the lives of people and nations around the world. By the first quarter of 2000, an estimated 276 million persons worldwide were users of the Internet with a growth rate of roughly 150,000 persons per day. Web pages totalled 1.5 billion with almost 2 million pages being added each day. E-commerce, or business conducted over the Internet, is projected to amount to over $7 trillion within the next five years. While breathtaking in their speed and impact, these developments reflect the activity of less than ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
CSR Main Concepts
changes are taking place which are bringing more than three billion people into ..... questions as data protection and consumer privacy. ..... had estimated the value of Coca-Cola brand to be more than 95 percent of all its corporate ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
Tech firms warn US privacy bill will harm economy
A new privacy bill introduced in the U.S. Congress would have serious unintended consequences and could even harm the nation's economy unless its Democratic sponsor rewrites it, Internet industry representatives warned last week. The proposal , introduced by Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois, slaps fines of up to US$5 million on businesses and even some individuals unless they abide by a complex set of new regulations to be administrated by the Federal Trade Commission. That legislation "would turn the Internet from a fast-moving information highway to a slow-moving toll-road", Michael Zaneis, vice president of public ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Tech firms warn privacy bill will harm economy
Captions, from left: Rep. Rush (D), witnesses being sworn in, Rep. Whitfield (R), Mike Zaneis from Interactive Advertising Bureau (Credit: U.S. House of Representatives) A new privacy bill introduced in the U.S. Congress this week would have serious unintended consequences and could even harm the nation's economy unless its Democratic sponsor rewrites it, Internet industry representatives warned Thursday. The proposal , introduced by Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois, slaps fines of up to $5 million on businesses and even some individuals unless they abide by a complex set of new regulations to be administrated by the Federal ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

PDF - ITU: Committed to connecting the world
Sep 23, 2005 ... data protection and consumer privacy. • Information contained on tags should appropriately managed and controlled ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
CONSUMER PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION Paula Selis Anita Ramasastry ...
The main tools for privacy protection have been the use of disclosures or privacy policies. By disclosing data collection practices to consumers, businesses ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Comparative Regulatory Approaches to Protecting Consumer Privacy
May 7, 2010 ... Comparative Regulatory Approaches to. Protecting Consumer Privacy. Federal Law. No over-arching federal law mandating data protection/loss ...
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
WikiAnswers - What is the questionnaire for consumer protection act
Depends on the country you are in. In New Zealand the Fair Trade Act, and the Consumers Guarantees Act protect consumers How do you make questionnaire on consumer awareness? QUESTIONNAIRE General Question- 1. Name- 2. Address- 3. Telephone no.- 4.Size of the family- 5.Income- 6.Age-[15-18] [18-25] [25-35] [35+] Product name- Awareness Related Quetion- 1. Do... Who is not a consumer at consumer protection act 1986? In Consumer Protection Act, 1986 a consumer is one who avails of a service or buys any goods upon payment. This includes a person who is not the person paying but uses the goods or services with the... What is
Google Street View logging MAC Addresses - And Sniffing Data
We often raise the privacy issue on this forum and we often hear some members say they are not concerned, after all, "everybody is doing it". Well, it's getting worse, not better: Google Street View logs WiFi networks, Mac addresses Google's...Street View service is under fire in Germany for scanning private WLAN networks, and recording users' unique Mac (Media Access Control) addresses, as the car trundles along. Germany's Federal Commissioner for Data Protection Peter Schaar says he's "horrified" by the discovery. "I am appalled� I call upon Google to delete previously unlawfully collected personal ...