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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Barnes & Noble woos dumped Amazon affiliates

"If Amazon doesn't want you, we do!" is the message from Barnes & Noble to Amazon affiliates recently dumped by the online megastore over sales tax issues. >>

Friday, December 03, 2010

Frustrated FTC proposes Do Not Track tool

Will "Do Not Track" soon join "Do Not Call" and "Do Not Mail" lists? If the Federal Trade Commission has its way, it will. >>

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Marketing to children? Check out Check

Marketing to children can be a minefield. The launch of an online toolkit and resource centre aims to make marketers' lives a lot easier and ensure the protection of children both off- and online. >>

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

New "Power I" system will step up ad transparency

Ad transparency will be taken to a new level if a current trial of the "Power I" button takes off. The new add-on for ads, being backed by top brands, will give consumers an insight into what data was used to target the ad and give them the opportunity to opt-out. >>

Thursday, May 27, 2010

IAB wants pan-EU support before labeling behaviorally targeted ads

After an investigation into the use of behavioral data for tailored online ads and pricing, the U.K.'s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is trying to hurry through a method of identifying such ads to consumers. >>

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Just 8% of businesses make online consumer protection honor roll

The vast majority of consumer-facing websites continue to expose their visitors to the risk of online fraud, according to a new survey by the Online Trust Alliance, despite an increase in firms who are employing online safety measures. >>

Monday, March 15, 2010

IC3 Annual Report: 2009 a good year for Internet scammers

Last year may have been hard for online businesses, but online scammers were raking it in, according to a report by the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). >>

Monday, March 15, 2010

British online shoppers should be read their rights

Despite being the savviest Internet shoppers and the biggest spenders in Europe, many British shoppers are unaware of their legal rights when purchasing online, according to a new U.K. government survey. >>

Monday, December 07, 2009

China pays for porn tip-offs

China has long waged a war against pornography, and lewd Internet content is currently high on the country's government's hit list. >>

Friday, October 16, 2009

U.K. and U.S. to scrutinize behavioral and price targeting

Officials in the U.K. and across the pond in the U.S. are investigating whether or not behavioral advertising and individually-targeted prices on the Internet violate the rights of consumers. >>

Monday, October 12, 2009

Massive click fraud ring detected and eliminated

The largest click fraud ring ever discovered has been detected and eliminated by Anchor Intelligence, according to reports out this week, saving advertisers millions of dollars. >>

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

UK to investigate online advertising, targeting

Online advertising, ad agencies and targeting companies are in the spotlight in the UK. The UK Office of Fair Trading has plans for a study which will look into online advertising and targeting to determine if some practices are detrimental to consumers. >>

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Brand fraud challenges marketers

A new study from the Chief Marketing Officer Council found that the down economy has led to marketers experiencing an increase in online brand fraud. >>

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Can-SPAM, now Can-m-SPAM

A new bill has been introduced in the US Senate to help block mobile spam. The proposed m-SPAM act is aimed at reducing unsolicited text messages by increasing government oversight of commercial mobile messaging. >>

Monday, April 06, 2009

New law halves Sweden's Internet traffic

One of Europe's most Internet-enabled countries has witnessed a sharp decline in traffic following the introduction of an online copyright law. >>

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