Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit revived several privacy claims against Google pertaining to the Internet company’s practice of side-stepping “cookie blockers” on Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Apple’s Safari browsers.

The Third Circuit found that Google intentionally circumvented “cookie blockers” on Internet browsers by exploiting loopholes found in the cookie

Yesterday, the California Attorney General Kamala Harris released much-anticipated guidance providing website and mobile app operators recommended best practices when disclosing how the operator responds to Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals in its online privacy policy.  

The guidance, “Making Your Privacy Practices Public,” is intended to help companies comply with recent revisions to the California Online Privacy Protection Act (“CalOPPA”), which requires that each privacy policy disclose how the website operator responds to mechanisms, such as DNT signals, that provide consumers with the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of personally identifiable information (“PII”) over time and across third-party websites.  In addition to best practices on DNT signals, the guidance also provides general recommendations to make privacy policies “more effective and meaningful” to consumers.

The guidance provides the following 10 key recommendations:
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