In order to have a personalized experience on the web, whether to customize information, find products you want, or just search for a long-lost friend, you need to use personal information. You have an interest in protecting that information just as you would with your home security. This site has been built and launched to show you how.




OPA's privacy policy guidelines

Guidelines for effective enforcement of self-regulation

Creating Consumer Confidence Online Brochure

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The Online Privacy Alliance lead and supported self-regulatory initiatives that created an environment of trust and that foster the protection of individuals' privacy online and in electronic commerce.For businesses and webmasters wanting to comply with the ever increasing strict regulations and protocols as in Europe,Privacy Alliance recommends obtaining the advise of a credited and qualified internet marketers in your State who are upto date with local laws.

For Privacy Concerned Users.

Identity protection is one step closer towards protecting your privacy. The privacy of individuals is crucial for safety and security, for both personal and professional reasons. The best way to ensure your privacy is protected online is to familiarize yourself with basic software, choosing the right browser and anti-viral program. It is also important to familiarize yourself with the best type of computer, printer, keyboard, hard drive, mouse and any other computer devices for proficiency.

Nowadays, whether it be social or business,more and more interaction is being done online.Social networks such as Google + and Facebook have privacy issues that need to be considered and understood before joining wholeheartedly.Such issues are discussed here. Other things such as making online applications should be done warily and by reading the privacy policies of such websites.You should also research and ascertain whether the websites belong to valid and authentic businesses.

Boost Your Privacy Through Online Reputation Management

It’s likely happened to everyone with a social media profiles – someone comes across a picture or a post or simply something else you’re associated with that you would have rather they didn’t. Maybe that person is a parent, spouse or even an employer. Online reputation management is an effective way to control the information that is available about you online. Whether you want to promote your positive attributes when applying to a new job, or simple want to remove any webpages that put you in a negative light, online reputation management agencies are able maximize the positive reach of your online presence. Read more.

NSA Whistleblower Reveals The Government Is Spying On Ordinary American's Cell Phone Calls

It seems like the news is constantly full of United States citizens cautious of the government and their invasion into our everyday lives. One way in which many whistleblowers have exposed this personal intrusion is through the government’s reported monitoring of our cell phone records. Over the past few years, government agencies have been accused of keeping track of the phone calls and transmitted data of its own people through a program initially designed to be used for overseas transmissions. Read more.

Businesses with sound and credible privacy policies.

Business and non profit organisations as part of their best business practices will present you with a clear and a effective policy on how they will treat and record your visit to their website or your contact with them by other means. This is known as their privacy policy and they are accountable for it.

Some companies with examples of credible and accountable privacy policies, include


AT&T
Boeing
ChameleonJohn
Dell
eBay Inc.
EDS
Microsoft
Nestle
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Time Warner Inc.


The Consumerist

AT&T Still Trying To Wriggle Out Of Federal Throttling Lawsuit
The Consumerist
By way of background: In 2011, AT&T began getting rid of the unlimited data plans that it had used to lure in millions of customers when it had the exclusive on the iPhone. Customers with those plans were allowed to keep them, but the users who ...


Bankrate.com

FCC wants to crackdown on telemarketers, robocalls
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FCC chair Tom Wheeler is hearing the call for change with 215,000 complaints about the predatory calls and texts just last year. He's now urging the commission to close loopholes for telemarketers and scammers giving you the power to end the harassment.
The FCC has a plan to stop robocallsBankrate.com
FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing callsBloomington Pantagraph
FCC's proposal to crack down on robocalls is a good moveConsumerReports.org

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Reuters

Exclusive: FCC leans against new limits for Verizon, AT&T in 2016 US auction
Reuters
Though no recommendation has yet been prepared and the deliberations could still shift, the FCC staff's current thinking is that an adequate amount of spectrum has already been set aside for smaller carriers, according to the people familiar with the ...
CHRISTOPHER COURSEN: Internet no telecommunications monopoly like Ma ...Washington Times
FCC Could Decline T-Mobile US Inc, Sprint Petition Concerning 600MHz ...Bidness ETC

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U.S. News & World Report

USDA to Invest Up to $100 Million to Boost Infrastructure for Renewable Fuel ...
USDA.gov (press release)
WASHINGTON, May 29, 2015 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest up to $100 million in a Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership to support the infrastructure needed to make more ...
USDA plans to inject $100 million on ethanol infrastructure: sourcesReuters

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Times of India

Seven states propose own broadband network model: Telecom Minister Ravi ...
Economic Times
Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Himachal Pradesh and West Bengal said that they will develop their own model for broadband network rollout as some expressed displeasure over the work of central public sector companies involved in National Optical Fibre Network.
NOFN panel ups broadband net roll-out costTimes of India

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