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Secretive start-up reportedly puts on hold controversial plans to display ads based on the monitoring of Web activity.
Three House members who have questioned the concept of Web monitoring to display relevant ads are questioning DSL provider Embarq. Their concern: Why not require customers to opt in?
An internal review by University of Colorado officials has found that a controversial research project conducted by a team of computer scientists did not constitute research misconduct. University lawyers have also stated their belief that the team proba
Start-up engaging in deep packet inspection to deliver relevant advertisements faces hostile questioning by politicians who demand an opt-in standard instead of NebuAd's current procedures.
News.com reviews the major instant messaging services and evaluates which do the best job of protecting their users' security and privacy.
NebuAd and other companies have been offering broadband providers a way to monitor customers and display relevant ads. But the legality of it is anything but settled.
Director Mueller's suggestion this week that "legislation has to be developed" for Internet monitoring and thwarting of illegal activities raises more questions than it answers.
Formal response from the social networking site claims that attorney generals' original request was illegal.