Tuesday, December 21, 2010

FTC Wants Do-Not-Track for Online Ads

Any industry can run into consumer issues that are troublesome from a business perspective, and can lead to problems from a legal or regulatory perspective. It isn't yet clear whether the online advertising industry has done enough, or can do enough, to self police itself before outside intervention occurs.

It might now be too late for online advertising to escape outside intervention. The Federal Trade Commission wants a "Do-Not-Track" program for online advertising, saying the industry has moved too slow.

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