CI aims to ensure that consumers have meaningful control over how their personal information is used.
Numerous privacy issues affect the consumer in the digital age. These include:
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Between 2009 and 2012, all of the major Web browser applications added a “Do Not Track” (DNT) preference setting. If this setting is turned on, whenever the user loads a page, or a piece of content on a page, the provider of that page or content is notified that the user does not want to be “tracked” – whatever that means. But the problem is, at this point, there is still no agreed standard on what it does mean, so the setting is presently ineffective.
The following is page 1 of a 7-page paper entitled, "Toward Consumer-ownable Digital Personal Property".
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The Public Voice, an international civil society coalition, will discuss: Global Privacy Standards in a Global World; during its conference on November 3, 2009 in Madrid, Spain, to be held in conjunction with the 31st Annual International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners.
From the event Web site...
The 31st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Authorities which will be held in Spain, in the Palacio Municipal de Congresos (Congress Palace) of Madrid, on 4 to 6 November 2009, organised by the Spanish Data Protection Agency.