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.

How To Recover Deleted Files

Everyone, from time to time, accidently deletes an important file – there is no way around it. Sometimes, this can be the result of deleting a folder without checking its contents closely. Other times, a simple slip of the mouse can cause you to remove the wrong file from your computer. No matter how you ended up deleting your important data, the first reaction is commonly one of panic. Most frequently though, there is little reason for concern as it is often much easier than most people think to recover deleted files. Read more.


Black Caucus Wants Diversity Boilerplate in FCC-Vetted Mergers
Broadcasting & Cable
Re. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and other members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the FCC to use its upcoming merger reviews to promote more diversity in the media business through a laundry list of enforceable conditions mandating diversity ...

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USA TODAY

Faster Internet? FCC could overturn state bans on cities' networks
USA TODAY
But laws in 19 states make it very difficult or impossible for municipalities to follow in Chattanooga's footsteps and offer broadband Internet themselves, according to the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. Even Tennessee's ... North Carolina's 2011 ...

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Wall Street Journal

FCC chairman grills Verizon over data throttling
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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has sharply questioned Verizon Wireless over its plan announced last week to throttle mobile data speeds for customers with unlimited plans. In a letter to Verizon Wireless President and CEO Dan Mead on Wednesday, Wheeler ...
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CityLab

Should Colleges Be Broadband Hubs for Their Communities?
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Wall Street Journal

FCC Seeks to Ban Joint Bids by Wireless Companies at Spectrum Auction
Wall Street Journal
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler circulated on Friday new rules for the auction, which proposes banning the four nationwide wireless carriers from teaming up to bid at the auction. The Wall Street Journal previously reported that Sprint and T-Mobile were ...
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