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# ftc - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Facebook set for $5 billion fine in the US over privacy and data protection failings

It’ll be the largest penalty ever imposed by the US Federal Trade Commission over privacy violations.

# ftc - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Affair website Ashley Madison fined just $1.6 million for massive data breach

The settlement comes after a hacker group released what was said to be personal data on millions of people.

# ftc - Friday 9 May, 2014

Snapchat settles charges with US regulator over deceptive privacy policies

Under the settlement, Snapchat will be required to implement a privacy policy that will be monitored by an independent privacy professional for the next 20 years.

# ftc - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Apple to refund parents of children who bought Apps without them knowing

The US Federal Trade Commission says that at least $32.5 million will be repaid to US customers after the children bough Apps without parent’s knowledge.

# ftc - Friday 26 April, 2013

Facebook says privacy practices are sufficient, cites independent audit Facebook This post contains a poll

# ftc - Friday 18 May, 2012

Don't want to be tracked online? Twitter agrees to help...

Twitter has announced that it’s implementing a ‘Do Not Track’ policy, which will allow users to opt out of having their online behaviour tracked.

# ftc - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Skechers to pay $40m in US settlement over advertising claims

Federal Trade Commission says the company made deceptive claims about its products helping to tone and strengthen muscle.