For further information and more resources regarding privacy policies, we have created the following listing of expertise and subject knowledge.


  1. Overview of the Data Protection Directive,
  2. U.S> Federal Trade Commission The FTC’s Fair Information Practice Principles, · Fair Information Practice Principles
  3. HR 237 IH, The Consumer Internet Privacy Enhancement Act, as Introduced in House, 107th Congress CIPEA
  4. HR 89 IH, Online Privacy Protection Act of 2001, as Introduced in House, 107th Congress OPPA
  5. Kirby, Carrie “FTC drops the Call for New Internet Privacy Laws,” SFGate, October 5, 2001. Article
  6. Implementation of 15 U.S.C. §§ 41-58,
  7. Electronic Privacy Information Center, Air Travel Privacy, Also see the FAA’s Enforcement Database at
  8. Helmer, Gabriel M. “Cracking Down: FCC Initiates Enforcement Action Against Hundreds of Telecommunications Carriers For Failing to Certify Compliance With Customer Privacy Rules Security, Privacy and the Law, Foley Hoag, LLP, May 2009. Also see the FCC Enforcement Center at
  9. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act,
  10. COPPA Safe Harbors discussed, Cybertelecom Federal Internet Law & Policy – an Educational Project. Krohn & Moss Consumer Law Center,
  11. Discussion of compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, FTC Privacy Initiatives,
  12. Data Privacy, A Safe Harbor Approach To Privacy: TRUSTe Recommendations, Center for Democracy and Technology,
  13. Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act,
  14. “The Financial Privacy Requirements of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act”, FTC Facts for Business”,
  15. Information Regarding the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999, US. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
  16. Understanding HIPAA Privacy, Health Information Privacy,
  17. Notice of HIPAA Privacy Practices. Privacy/ Data Protection Project, Miller School of Medicine Miami University,
  18. Privacy Laws, California Office of Information Security and Privacy Protection
  19. Deceptive Trade Practices,
  20. Safe Harbor Compliance,
  21. TRUSTe,
  22. CDT Guide to Online Privacy, Center for Democracy and Technology, 2009.
  23. Trust Guard Privacy Verified Seal program.
  24. Etrust,
  25. Webtrust Seal Program,
  26. Softsteel Solutions “The Platform for Privacy Preferences Project (P3P)”,
  27. CyLab Privacy Interest Group, 2006 Privacy Policy Trends Report. January, 2007
  28. Millis, Elinor, “EFF tracking policy changes at Google, Facebook and others,” Cnet Digital News, June 2009.
  29. Fogg, B. J. “How Do People Evaluate a Web Site’s Credibility? (abstract)” BJ, Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab, November 2002, Stanford Web Credibility Project found at
  30. Acquisti, Alessandro and Janice Tsai, Serge Egelman, Lorrie Cranor, “The Effect of Online Privacy Information on Purchasing Behavior: An Experimental Study” Carnegie Mellon University, 2007.
  31. Gorell, Robert. “Do Consumers Care About Online Privacy?” October, 2007. citing to a study by Chris Hoofnagle, UC-Berkeley’s Bolt School of Law. Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic,
  32. Goldman, Eric. “On My Mind: The Privacy Hoax,” October, 2002,
  33. Out-Law News. “Average privacy policy takes 10 minutes to read, research finds,”, July 2008.