Archive for March, 2010

Do Not Click On Pop-up Ads

March 23, 2010
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Don’t click on links in pop-ups or banner advertisements In July 2007, when iPhones were scarce and strongly in demand, Botnet herders put software on already infected computers that redirected users browsing for iPhones to phony websites. The malware caused pop-ups and banner advertisements on infected computers; clicking on the provided links took users...
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Is Your Company Keeping Information Secure?

March 17, 2010
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Are you taking steps to protect personal information? Safeguarding sensitive data in your files and on your computers is just plain good business. After all, if that information falls into the wrong hands, it can lead to fraud or identity theft. A sound data security plan is built on five key principles: * Take...
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Privacy

March 17, 2010
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Privacy is a central element of the FTC’s consumer protection mission. In recent years, advances in computer technology have made it possible for detailed information about people to be compiled and shared more easily and cheaply than ever. That has produced many benefits for society as a whole and individual consumers. For example, it...
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Roundtable On Consumer Privacy

March 17, 2010
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WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will host the latest in a series of three roundtable discussions to explore the privacy challenges posed by the vast array of 21st century technology and business practices that collect and use consumer data. WHEN: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. WHERE: FTC Conference Center 601 New Jersey...
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Tips For Advertising Success

March 11, 2010
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1. Identify your advertising goals. Your optimization strategy depends on the objectives that you define for your campaigns. With specific goals in mind, you can work strategically to achieve your objectives, track your performance, and make the modifications necessary to get the results you want. Here are some typical objectives and sample focus areas...
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Be Careful What You Advertise

March 6, 2010
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Be careful what you advertise – In the past, it was difficult to find information about people other than their phone numbers or address. Now, an increasing amount of personal information is available online, especially because people are creating personal web pages with information about themselves. When deciding how much information to reveal, realize...
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The Internet: Preserving a First Amendment Miracle

March 1, 2010
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Remarks of Lawrence E. Strickling, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information -As Prepared for Delivery- The Media Institute February 24, 2010 It is a pleasure to be here with you at the Media Institute. As most of you know, at NTIA we have been almost totally consumed with reviewing and awarding broadband...
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