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IEF Executive Director Speaks at FTC Privacy Hearing

November 14th, 2007

Tim Lordan, Executive Director of the Internet Education Foundation, spoke at the Federal Trade Commission’s “eHavioral Targeting” Town Hall conference earlier this month. Lordan spoke on the final roundtable on the “Future of Behavioral Advertising.” Lordan spoke about the future of mobile location services and also discussed privacy issues relating to the use of social networking sites. Not incoincidentally, the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee announced yesterday that a panel at the State of the Net Conference 2008 will explore privacy issues related to social networking. The panel is titled, “Social Networking Privacy: An Oxymoron?” Panelists will be announced shortly.

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