FTC

Yesterday, the FTC released its long-awaited proposed changes to the Child Online Privacy Protection Act Rule and began the comment period.  Undoubtedly, the proposed rules will spur comment from online companies who already face such...

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The FTC announced today that it seeks comments from interested parties on possible revisions and updates to its “Dot Com Disclosures” guidance for online advertising, originally issued in May 2000....

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Google settles FTC case involving Google Buzz

March 30, 2011 | 1 Comments

Today, Google Inc. has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it used deceptive tactics and violated its own privacy promises to consumers when it launched its social network, Google Buzz, in 2010. A...

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Twitter Settles with the FTC

June 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Federal Trade Commission and Twitter have agreed to settle charges stemming from two security breaches in early 2009, during which hackers were able to obtain unauthorized administrative control of the social networking service, access...

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