[Online tracking]

The Privacy Debate

[Proposed Regulations]

[Personal Protection]

[Take the privacy survey]

[About the Author]


© Copyright 2001
Jane Inouye, APR
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Last updated: April 30, 2001


Introduction –

On McCarthy:

“Witch hunts, pledges, and Blacklists,” http://www.moderntimes.com/palace/blacklist.htm [visited 4/6/01]

Untitled article, http://www.dimensional.com/~randl/mccart.htm [visited 4/6/01]

“Cookie definition,” http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/privacy.htm, [visited 3/27/01]

“Most in U.S. want companies to guarantee online privacy,” CNN Online, 8/21/00, http://www.cnn.com/2000/TECH/computing/08/18/privacy.report/index.html [visited 3/29/01]

Online tracking –

DoubleClick Inc., http://www.doubleclick.net/us/corporate/privacy [visited 3/27/01]

“How web servers’ cookies threaten your privacy,” Junkbusters.com, http://www.junkbusters.com/cookies.html [visited 3/27/01]

“Pretty Poor Privacy: An Assessment of P3P and Internet Privacy,” http://www.epic.org/Reports/prettypoorprivacy.html [visited 3/26/01]

Ryan, Dan, “Warding off PC Spies,” Federal Computer Week, 8/7/00, http://www.fcw.com/fcw/articles/20000/0807/tec-ryan-08-07-00.asp [visited 11/7/00]

The Privacy Debate –

Anthes, Gary, “Online privacy protections fall short,” CNN Online, http://www.cnn.com/2001/TECH/computing/01/26/privacyreport.idg/index.html [visited 3/29/01]

“Internet Privacy,” Online NewsHour, 5/26/00, http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/cyberspace/jan-june00/privacy_5-26.html [visited 3/28/01]

Jones, Jennifer, “Congress won’t take up Web privacy until 2001,” CNN Online/PC World, 10/5/00, http:/www.cnn.com/2000/TECH/computing/10/05/congress.privacy.idg/index.html [visited 11/7/00]

McDonald, Glenn, “Online companies’ policies disturb Web privacy advocates,” CNNfyi.com/PCWorld.com, 10/16/00, http://cnn.com/2000/fyi.teachers. offcampus/10/16/internet.privacy [visited 11/7/00]

Perine, Keith, “Congress considers slew of privacy bills,” CNN Online, 3/20/01, “http://www.cnn.com/2001/TECH/industry/03/20/privacy. price.idg/index.html [visited 3/29/01]

Weiss, Todd, “Vendor, advocacy groups dig trenches in online privacy war, ComputerWorld online, 1/18/01, http://www.idg.net/go.cgi?=404258, [visited 3/29/01]

Proposed Regulations and commentary –

HR 89, 107th Congress, (2001), available at … web.lexis-nexis.com/congcomp/document?_m=45cc0eec4bad4144c2d8eb51f96d8c29&wchp= dGLSzV-lSlAA&_md5=0f253/28/2001

H.R. 237, 107th Congress, (2001), available at http://web.lexis-nexis.com/congcomp/document?_m=3cb9fcca3415642cec2f7 d06109be3dd&

H.R. 347, 107 th Congress, (2001), available at http://weblexis-nexis.com/congcomp/document?_m=0b6e69a40242f0d788147 d810fb6&wchp=dGLSzV-1S1AA&_md5=ed0

S. 197, 107th Congress, (2001), available at http://web.lexis-nexis.com/congcompu/docu…AA&_md5=875a8a5e22f8272ebde 0e78cfc9

Freeman, D. Reed, “Primer on Online Privacy Law,” Findlaw, wysiwyg://26/http://profs.lp.findlaw.com/privacy/index.html [visited 3/29/01]

Oakes, Chris, “Web enters privacy ‘safe harbor,’” WiredNews, wysiwyg://22/http://www.wired.com/news/politics /0.1283.39909.00.html [visited 11/6/00]

Green, Gene, U.S. Representative, “Prepared remarks on introduced privacy regulation,” Congressional Record, 1/31/01, http://thomas. loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?r107:1./temp/~r1070aFag2 [visited 3/27/01]

“Pretty Poor Privacy: An Assessment of P3P and Internet Privacy,” Electronic Privacy Information Center, http://www.epic.org/Reports/ prettypoorprivacy.html, [visited 3/26/01]

“Privacy and the Top 100 sites,” Georgetown University Internet Privacy Policy Survey, http://ww.msb.edu/faculty/culnanm/gippshome.html [visited 3/27/01]

Tedeschi, Bob, “Sellers Hire Auditors to verify privacy policies and increase trust,” New York Times Online, 9/18/00, http://www.nytimes.com/2000/09/18/technology/18ECOMMERCE.html, [visited 9/18/00]

Privacy Groups –

Electronic Privacy Information Center, http://www.epic.org

Federal Trade Commission, http://www.ftc.gov

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, http://www.privacyrights.org

TRUSTe, http://www.truste.org

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), http://www.w3.org/Consortium

Testimony from Capitol Hill Hearing, House Energy Committee, March 1, 2001

Cate, Fred, “Online consumer privacy concerns,” Federal Document Clearinghouse, Inc., 3/1/01.

Rotenverg, Marc, “Online consumer privacy concerns,” Federal Document Clearinghouse, Inc., 3/1/01.

Volokh, Eugene, “Online consumer privacy concerns,” Federal Document Clearinghouse, Inc., 3/1/01.

Take the Privacy Survey

Form courtesy of Response-O-Matic, http://www.responseomatic.com

Personal Protection

Step by step primer for installing cookie blockers, http://www.junkbusters.com/cookies.html [visited 3/27/01]

“Review: Top Five Cookie Managers,” PCWorld.com Downloads Team, 3/20/01, http://www.cnn.com/2001/TECH/ptech/03/20/cookie.managers/idg/index.html [visited 3/29/01]

“Kim’s Shareware Pick of the Week,” Kim Komando Radio Show, http://www.komando.com/other/downloads/picks/20011104.html

Online cloaking devices: http://www.Myprivateplanet.com

Virtual file shredder for Macs: http://wwwarccom.bc.ca/SI.html

Firewall protection: Hutsko, Joe “Basics: Safe Online at Home: Keeping Out Uninvited Guests,” New York Times Online, April 19, 2001, http://www.nytimes.com/2001/04/19/technology/19BASI.html, [visited 4/19/01]