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FTC Expected To Announce Agreement With Google
2013-01-03 10:34:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The FTC is expected this week to finally bring an end to a long-standing investigation of Google´s business decisions in both their mobile and search engine activities. According to The Wall Street Journal, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is pushing to make this decision before one of the five commissioners assigned to this case leaves office. Insiders have said that Google is expected to sign a voluntary...

2012-12-28 05:00:55

The Federal Trade Commission recently conducted their first privacy assessment on the risks of online faxing. FindAFax uncovers real security issues surrounding online information sharing and how the FTC claims to have mitigated our risks. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 This month Federal Trade Commission released their first ever Privacy Impact Assessment of online faxing services. Originally conducted to allow FTC employees the ability to receive faxes through an online faxing...

Data Privacy For Children
2012-12-19 21:20:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online No one is happy when their privacy is compromised, but children have very little understanding of the dangers that can be associated with it. This week, the FTC is looking at ways to ensure new rules can keep up with ever-changing technology. This week the Federal Trade Commission adopted final amendments to the Children´s Online Privacy Protection Rule which will strengthen child privacy protections while also giving...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.