A once-loose collective of companies including Google, Yahoo, AOL and eBay finally incorporated officially this year after four years of collaborating to influence state policy. "We share information and mobilize quickly," said Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice. The most recent target of the State Privacy and Security Coalition’s efforts is New York Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, sponsor of a bill preventing third parties from using sensitive personally identifiable information for behavioral ad targeting.
Online social networking has become the method used today when looking for a solution to a problem–and sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn offer the promise of extending your reach and making useful business contacts.
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) reported that U.S.consumers don’t understand botnets, networks of compromised computers that have become one of the major methods for attacking computer systems.