Marketplace for Tuesday, November 29, 2011
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The parent company of American Airlines has declared bankruptcy -- but it could be a good thing. So too could Congress' current budget gridlock. Electric cars, meanwhile, continue to face weak sales. The FTC and Facebook have settled a case over privacy. Pfizer is trying to block consumers from using a generic version of Lipitor. Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner shares an unusual strategy used by charities to get more donations. And commentator Rob Walker talks about the 99 percent.
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Posted In: Facebook, privacy, web privacy
Facebook settled a case today with the FTC over whether the site violated users' personal privacy by sharing their information with advertisers and others without the users' consent. But will it force Facebook to change its ways?
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