John Fontana

John Fontana is a journalist focusing in identity, privacy and security issues. Currently, he is the Identity Evangelist for cloud identity security vendor Ping Identity, where he blogs about relevant issues related to digital identity. Prior to Ping, John spent 15 years as a senior reporter for a variety of publications, including Communications Week, Internet Week and Network World, where he focused on enterprise topics including collaboration, directories, network infrastructure, databases, open source, ERP and security. He covered IBM, Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, Red Hat, Google among other enterprise vendors. His work has also appeared in the New York Times, CNN, CIO and Mashable.

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W3C moves Do Not Track to showdown phase

W3C moves Do Not Track to showdown phase

The World Wide Web Consortium opens a three-day meeting to define the parameters of its Web Tracking Protection specification. It is being closely watched by the digital advertising industry and privacy and consumer groups.

published April 10, 2012 by


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