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Facebook Settles Privacy Violation Charges With FTC
2011-11-30 06:21:53

Facebook has agreed to strengthen its privacy policies and submit to external audits to settle charges that the company misled its 800 million members about the use of their personal data, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on Tuesday.

Popular Websites Share More Personal Data Than You Think
2011-10-13 05:13:32

Many of the Internet’s most popular websites are disclosing personal information to advertisers and other data collectors more frequently than previously believed, triggering renewed calls to implement "do not track" rules.

Representatives Call On FTC To Look Into Use Of 'Supercookies'
2011-09-28 11:11:25

Representatives are asking the FTC to look into the installation of "supercookies" from certain websites onto a user's computer.

FTC Moves To Strengthen Online Privacy For Children
2011-09-16 04:37:32

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is proposing tougher privacy protections to help safeguard children's personal information online.

2011-08-15 11:20:00

Company Collected Kids' Information Without Their Parents' Consent WASHINGTON, Aug.


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