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NTIA: Stakeholders Making “Substantial Progress”

MOBILE PRIVACY—U.S.

August 28, 2012

In a National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) blog post, Director of Privacy Initiatives John Verdi said that stakeholders in last week’s meeting “made substantial progress on procedural issues to move” the mobile app transparency issue forward. The NTIA has also released poll results from the meeting, and stakeholders are “welcome to propose concrete suggestions on procedural topics from any category.” Tomorrow, stakeholders will meet to focus on two main goals—to “develop an initial priority list for substantive elements” that may fit into a mobile application transparency code of conduct and to “propose concrete procedural steps that the group can take to implement the top priority substantive elements,” Verdi writes.
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