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EPIC: FTC has to stop Google’s privacy policy change

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17/02/2012 by:

EPIC, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, based in the US, has sued the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in an attempt to compel the FTC to act prior to 1 March, when Google plans to make changes to its terms of service so that individuals...

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FTC imposes 20 years of audits on Myspace

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10/05/2012 by:

The Myspace social network has agreed to regular, independent privacy audits for the next 20 years as required by a settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The FTC found that the company’s  privacy policy was misleading.  Myspace wa...

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Ireland’s DPA and US FTC sign a Memorandum of Understanding

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28/06/2013 by:

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner, Billy Hawkes, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with US Federal Trade Commission’s Chair, Edith Ramirez.  The aim is to support increased cooperation and communication between the two agencies in thei...

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TRUSTe settles charges with US FTC for failures in its privacy seal programme

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21/11/2014 by:

 The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has charged TRUSTe, US-based provider of privacy certifications for online businesses, for deceiving consumers about its recertification program for companies’ privacy practices. The FTC Chairwoman, Edith...

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Snapchat settles with FTC and agrees to biannual audits

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05/01/2015 by:

Snapchat has agreed to biannual, independent third party audits for the next 20 years as part of its settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The company had allegedly violated the FTC Act by deceiving customers with promises about t...

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Netherlands’ DPA and US FTC sign Memorandum of Understanding

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11/03/2015 by:

The Netherlands’ Data Protection Authority and the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 9 March “to enhance information sharing and enforcement cooperation on privacy-related matters.” While the agencies...

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Julie Brill, FTC Commissioner, at PL&B’s 28th Annual International Conference, Cambridge, on the FTC’s Privacy Leadership Role in the US

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14/07/2015 by:

Julie Brill, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission, has now published her presentation (see link below) on the FTC’s Privacy Leadership Role in the US which she gave at on 7th July in Cambridge at PL&B’s 28th Annual International Conference,...

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