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Promise of P3P stalls as backers regroup

Six months after its recommendation as an Net standard, a major privacy initiative enters an awkward adolescence as software heavyweights adopt it and individual Web sites ignore it.

By October 29, 2002


Advocacy group flip-flops twice over CISPA surveillance bill

The Center for Democracy and Technology once opposed CISPA. Then, to the delight of CISPA's backers, it ceased actively opposing the bill. Now it's opposing CISPA once again.

By April 25, 2012


Microsoft: Google bypassed IE privacy settings too

Discovery comes just days after Web giant was found to be sidestepping the user privacy preferences in Apple's Safari.

By February 20, 2012


Google hits back at Microsoft's IE cookie complaint

Microsoft is accusing Google of conning Internet Explorer to track you as you surf the net -- but Google has hit back.

By February 21, 2012


Mozilla weighs privacy warnings for Web pages

New icons in Firefox could reveal how much privacy a Web site provides--a useful new feature, but only if publishers agree to rate themselves.

By February 2, 2010


Silicon money: Nonprofits are true powerbrokers

Trade organizations have amassed more than $1 billion in fighting battles for the industry. Chart: Tax-exempt tech influence New tech think tank created

By March 28, 2006


Governments and governance

Daniel Weitzner of the W3C says that the era in which Internet technology design can pretend to be neutral to public policy is over.

April 6, 2004


W3C to study patent's threat to HTML

With a patent threat looming over the Web's de facto standard browser, the Worldwide Web Consortium looks to evaluate the implications for the Web's standard markup language.

By September 24, 2003


Eolas suit may spark HTML changes

As anxiety builds throughout the Web over the patent threatening Microsoft's browser, the Web's leading standards group is considering modifying HTML to address the same threat.

By September 19, 2003


Newsmakers Archive: 2002

July 24, 2003