Need to Suspend ISPs That Use Data Caps as non-profit Washington, D.C.-based public interest group Public Knowledge is calling on all ISPs who use data caps to suspend them until an outside auditor can certify that their data usage meters are accurate. ISPs have no business imposing data caps on consumers without the ability to accurately determine how much data consumers are actually using. We get an explanation with Michael Weinberg, Vice President at Public Knowledge.
We address the question of whether software should be tested for potential harms- some of which can be very serious even life threatening -with Walter O’Brien from Scorpion Computer Services. We also launch our non-profit series with a look at ProCon.org with Kamy Akhavan.
Fran Maier is the President and Executive Chair of the Board of TRUSTe, which helps thousands of businesses promote online safety and trust, and guides consumers to sites that protect their online privacy.
Fran explains how the company has transitioned from a non-profit to a profit status. She also fills us in on their new compliance solutions for behavioral targeting advertising.