Ftc,privacy

04.03.17
Trump signs bill rolling back FCC privacy rules for ISPs
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Trump signs bill rolling back FCC privacy rules for ISPs

The EFF argues that this move leaves customers without a federal agency to protect them in this space.

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02.06.17
Vizio tracked and sold your TV viewing habits without consent (updated)
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Vizio tracked and sold your TV viewing habits without consent (updated)

And it will cost the company $2.2 million.

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12.14.16
Ashley Madison settles charges over its massive data breach
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Ashley Madison settles charges over its massive data breach

The payout is small, but the reforms could make a big difference for the infidelity service.

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12.06.16
Internet-connected toys accused of spying on kids
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Internet-connected toys accused of spying on kids

Complaints to regulators say that some toys collect the voices of children without permission.

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03.19.16
FTC issues warning to apps covertly monitoring TV broadcasts
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FTC issues warning to apps covertly monitoring TV broadcasts

Advertising company Silverpush's back-end tech is allegedly compiling user data gleaned from ultrasonics.

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