Ftc,privacy

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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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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