A new study from Online Trust Alliance reveals "[U.S.] presidential campaign websites get a failing grade for privacy," CSO reports. The study, which looked at 19 Democrat and 4 Republican presidential campaign websites, found that while they have strong security, they have a 70% failure rate when it comes to privacy. "Five campaigns had no discoverable privacy statement," the report said. "This yields ... an automatic failure. This may be an oversight but is inexcusable since every campaign website is collecting data." The study compared the campaigns to other sectors, including federal government, retailers and banks.
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