FTC Gives 'Opt-In' Privacy Protection a Boost
- FTC approves Google Buzz settlement. Nagesh, Gautham // Hill;10/25/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 146, p12
- FTC official: Social site sharing 'can't be forced'. Feinberg, Andrew // Hill;4/18/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 46, p12
The article reports on the enforcement actions initiated by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission against social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, and Google, which protects consumer privacy in networking sites.
- FTC Settles with Twitter. // Information Management Journal;May/Jun2011, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p9
The article reports on the settlement between the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Twitter Inc., requiring the company to protect user's sensitivity data by creating an information security program that will be inspected by an independent assessor every two years.
- Rough seas in safe harbors. Bradner // Network World;11/30/98, Vol. 15 Issue 48, p38
Comments on the United States government's unwillingness to create laws that will protect individual privacy from companies' efforts to gather and sell consumer data. Comparison with the European Union's privacy protection laws.
- FTC's relief remedy. Mostafa, Karim // Editor & Publisher;10/30/99, Vol. 132 Issue 44, p9
Discusses the United States Federal Trade Commission's ruling on how to implement the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. Ruling requiring commercial Web sites to get verifiable parental consent before collecting or using personal data from children under 13 years old; Reaction to...
- ALLAYING THE FEAR OF BIG BROTHER INC. Stone, Peter H. // National Journal;6/17/2000, Vol. 32 Issue 25, p1924
Highlights the efforts of corporations, Internet and marketing companies in opposing a move by the United States (U.S.) Federal Trade Commission to ask the U.S. Congress for the authority to protect the privacy of online consumers. Support of industry leaders to a legislation that would require...
- US regulators push for online "do not track" system. // Flare (Pakistan);5/15/2012, p66
The article reports on the call of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for Internet firms to adopt a "Do Not Track" system, in its 57-page final report on privacy recommendations, which would give consumers more control over their personal data online, ask Congress to pass privacy legislation.
- Court Asks Google, Facebook About Complaints. // India -- West;8/9/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 38, pA34
The article reports that acting chief justice B.D. Ahmed and justice Vibhu Bakhru have asked Internet services firms Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. about the procedure adopted by them to deal with complaints such as misuse of social networking sites during a Public Interest Litigation hearing.
- Google Agrees to Change Business Practices in Response to FTC Concerns. // Multichannel Merchant Exclusive Insight;1/4/2013, p1
The article reports that Google Inc. agreed to change some of its business practices to resolve competition concerns of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC).