The Week: Media news - IPA slams Phorm protest

The IPA has criticised a privacy campaign group for urging major internet companies to boycott the technology of the behavioural targeting company Phorm.

The Open Rights Group sent a letter to companies including, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, eBay and Amazon last month asking that they refuse Phorm permission to use their web pages in a bid to protect users' privacy.


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Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).