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# ftc - Saturday 13 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 13th 2019, 8:10 AM 7,334 Views 36 Comments

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
# Hack
# Hack

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

Dec 15th 2016, 7:47 AM 5,647 Views 6 Comments

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
# Falsehood
# Falsehood

Snapchat settles charges with US regulator over deceptive privacy policies

May 9th 2014, 11:48 AM 7,392 Views 3 Comments

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
# Apple
# Apple

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

Jan 15th 2014, 10:02 PM 12,742 Views 32 Comments

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
# Facebook

Facebook says privacy practices are sufficient, cites independent audit

Apr 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 4,386 Views 23 Comments

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# ftc - Friday 18 May, 2012

Don't want to be tracked online? Twitter agrees to help...
# Do Not Track
# Do Not Track

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

May 18th 2012, 11:26 AM 2,202 Views 4 Comments

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
# Skechers
# Skechers

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

May 16th 2012, 4:32 PM 7,621 Views 16 Comments

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