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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
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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
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Google is the target of multiple anti-trust investigations

Jun 24, 2011
The Los Angeles Times is one of several outlets reporting that at least three states - Ohio, New York, and California - are looking into anti-trus...
Posted In: FTC, Google
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Privacy bill hits the house

Apr 14, 2011
Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) introduced a privacy bill on Wednesday - a day after Sens. Kerry and McCain introduced their online privacy bill. In a...
Posted In: Congress, do not track, FTC, House, privacy
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A business guide to preventing greenwash

Aug 17, 2009
"Understanding and Preventing Greenwash: A Business Guide (opens PDF)" was just published by BSR and Futerra Sustainability Communications. The...
Posted In: environmental marketing claims, FTC, greenwash, greenwashing index, Kmart

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