Kohl and Lee call for Google anti-trust investigation

Dec 20, 2011
Senators go all euro
Posted In: Google, search, FTC

Facebook settles with FTC

Nov 30, 2011
Posted In: Facebook, FTC, privacy

The FTC is bringing some changes to Facebook

Nov 14, 2011
The popular social networking platform is about to face some new restrictions by the Federal Trade Commission around privacy. We'll see if users 'like' them.
Posted In: FTC, Facebook, privacy

Facebook privacy rules could cause ripples

Nov 14, 2011
The Federal Trade Commission steps up its rules on how companies write and change their privacy policies
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, FTC

Facebook-FTC agreement could be huge

Nov 11, 2011
The Federal Trade Commission has all but signed on the dotted line in a settlement regarding Facebook's privacy settings. In late 2009, Facebook...
Posted In: Facebook, FTC, Google, Tech Report

Google settles with FTC over Buzz

Oct 25, 2011
Google Buzz may be abandoned but the repercussions over the service live on. When Buzz launched in 2010, there was a lot of sharing of contacts...
Posted In: FTC, Google, google buzz, privacy, Tech Report

OnStar pressure heats up

Sep 26, 2011
Last week we told you about the fine print in the new OnStar user agreement which lets the company retain your information and share it with...
Posted In: FTC, privacy, schumer, tracking

FTC urges update to COPPA

Sep 16, 2011
We've talked on our show many times about the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, which was implemented in 2000 and is now widely seen as...
Posted In: coppa, FTC

App maker coughs up 50 grand for privacy violations

Aug 16, 2011
On Friday the Federal Trade Commission opened a lawsuit against W3 Innovations, makers of Broken Thumbs Apps, for violating the Childrens Online...
Posted In: apps, coppa, FTC, privacy

FTC sniffs around Twitter

Jul 1, 2011
The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly been talking to both Twitter and a company called UberMedia about possible anticompetitive issues....
Posted In: FTC, Twitter