Ftc,privacy

02.28.15
Proposed privacy bill protects industry more than it does people
02.28.15

Proposed privacy bill protects industry more than it does people

If the return of Frank Underwood stoked a thirst for real drama from the nation's capitol, perhaps...

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02.26.15
Privacy advocates want the FTC to investigate Samsung's smart TVs
02.26.15

Privacy advocates want the FTC to investigate Samsung's smart TVs

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) wasn't convinced when Samsung explained that its...

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11.17.14
Turns out TRUSTe isn't so trustworthy, settles FTC complaint
11.17.14

Turns out TRUSTe isn't so trustworthy, settles FTC complaint

Spend enough time on the web and you're bound to come across TRUSTe's logo. It signifies that the...

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09.17.14
Yelp settles with the FTC over claims it collected personal info from kids
09.17.14

Yelp settles with the FTC over claims it collected personal info from kids

The FTC is eager to crack down on any perceived online privacy violations, especially when they in...

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08.19.14
Fandango finalizes a truce with the FTC after exposing your movie ticket data
08.19.14

Fandango finalizes a truce with the FTC after exposing your movie ticket data

Fandango slipped up in a big way between 2009 and 2013: its mobile apps would send your movie tick...

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05.20.14
LifeLock pulls its wallet apps, deletes data in light of security worries
05.20.14

LifeLock pulls its wallet apps, deletes data in light of security worries

Wallet apps are typically more convenient than trying to keep tabs on a slew of identity and payme...

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05.08.14
Snapchat settles with the US government for deceiving users
05.08.14

Snapchat settles with the US government for deceiving users

As privacy has become harder to hold onto in the digital age, the appeal of Snapchat was obvious;...

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04.11.14
US will force Facebook to protect WhatsApp user privacy
04.11.14

US will force Facebook to protect WhatsApp user privacy

When Facebook bought WhatsApp, some were worried that the messenger would go back on its promise...

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07.02.13
FTC approves settlement with HTC over logging software
07.02.13

FTC approves settlement with HTC over logging software

In late February the FTC and HTC came to a tentative settlement over the manufacturer's poorly sec...

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