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U.S. Senator and consumer advocacy groups urge FTC to take action on YouTube’s alleged COPPA violations

The groups behind a push to get the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate YouTube’s alleged violation of children’s privacy law, COPPA, have today submitted a new letter to the FTC that lays out the appropriate sanctions the groups want the FTC to now take. The letter comes shortly after news broke that the FTC ...

Facebook execs are worried that Zuck’s emails show he never took his FTC privacy obligations seriously

In 2012, Facebook settled an FTC privacy investigation by promising a host of privacy protections (that they never delivered on); now, the FTC is probing Facebook's noncompliance and they've demanded that the company let them look at Zuck's email, which prompted the company's legal team to have a look therein, and they really didn't like ...

Apple and Google Play remove three dating apps after FTC warning about underage users

The Federal Trade Commission said today that Google and Apple have removed three dating apps from their app stores because they could potentially be used by ****** predators to find children. In a parental advisory, FTC attorney Lisa Weintraub Schifferle wrote that FastMeet, Meet24 and Meet4U, all made by Ukrainian company Wildec, appeared to violate ...

Zuckerberg could be held personally accountable for Facebook data breaches

04.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The federal government wants to hold Mark Zuckerberg personally accountable for Facebook’s privacy woes. According to a report in the Washington Post, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is currently investigating Facebook and looking into wheth... ...