Archive for October, 2007

Privacy Groups Ask for Online ‘Do Not Track’ List (Wired News)

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Just a day before a federal town hall on online tracking and advertising, privacy groups call for a federally run “Do Not Track” list. Advertisers deride it as invasive and unnecessary.

Industry Group Says Australia Online Advertising Revenues Will Top $1.4 Billion (Nasdaq)

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

(RTTNews) – A leading industry group says online advertising in Australia is growing, but will probably fall short of the A$1.5 billion revenue mark projected earlier.

The Math Says Middlemen Own Online Advertising’s Future (Spectrum Online)

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

The oil in the Web shopping machine

Ad-blocking software could change online advertising industry, experts say (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News)

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

HALIFAX – Users who’ve grown tired of the many advertisements that clutter the web now have an increasing number of software options to make those animated banners – often with annoying, talking emoticons – simply disappear.

Privacy Groups Target Online Advertising (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

A number of privacy groups Wednesday called for creation of a “Do Not Track List” that would prohibit advertisers from tracking consumers’ online activities.

Privacy groups target online advertising (AP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

A coalition of privacy groups Wednesday called for creation of a “Do Not Track List,” that would prohibit advertisers from tracking online movements of consumers.

Google phone: too smart for its own good

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Leveraging my freshly forged ties to Sergey Brin, I’ve managed to get my hands on a prototype of the Google phone! (Hulu turned me down for a Beta subscription—something about “outstanding warrants.”) Anyway, this G-phone is a pretty sleek unit,…

Creepy secret message in Gorbachev ad?

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

New York magazine’s Daily Intelligencer today took a closer look at this Louis Vuitton ad with Mikhail Gorbachev (running on the back cover of this week’s issue) and promptly soiled itself. Apparently, the reading material sticking out of Gorbachev’s fancy…

Privacy Groups Target Online Advertising (AP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

A coalition of privacy groups Wednesday called for creation of a “Do Not Track List,” that would prohibit advertisers from tracking online movements of consumers.

Privacy Groups Target Online Advertising (The State)

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

A coalition of privacy groups Wednesday called for creation of a “Do Not Track List,” that would prohibit advertisers from tracking online movements of consumers. Similar to the popular Do Not Call telephone lists, the Internet proposal comes as online advertising revenues are growing rapidly, providing critical revenue to startups and Web giants such as Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc. Online ad …