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E-Commerce Times: Internet Self-Regulation Dead on Arrival

Mar 31, 2000, 15:11 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chet Dembeck)

"If the wave of legal activity and negative publicity that has swamped online advertising agency DoubleClick is any indication, then attempts to self-regulate the Internet have been an abysmal failure."

"In fact, a new report from Forrester Research suggests that government regulation of e-commerce privacy issues are now a foregone conclusion."

"The research firm goes so far as to identify the recent uproar over DoubleClick's plans to combine consumer surfing-pattern data with offline purchase patterns from its Abacus subsidiary as the ultimate lightning rod."

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