Congress, the Federal Trade Commission, state regulators and others are lining up for a possible crackdown on auto-renewals and other potentially deceptive practices.
The Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island sues Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg over alleged financial losses due to data breach.
FTC says Facebook privacy settlement doesn’t require blocking researchers.
The Federal Trade Commission is punching right at the heart – and guts – of how data collection drives revenue for tech firms: their algorithms.
On January 13 the Supreme Court heard arguments in AMG Capital Management LLC v. Federal Trade Commission.
The proposed order requires the company to delete the facial recognition technologies it illegally developed using the photos and videos uploaded by its users.
The move appears to be a wide-reaching inquiry into everything major tech companies know about their users and what they do with that data.
Zoom has agreed to upgrade its security practices in a tentative settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, which alleges that Zoom lied to users for years by claiming it offered end-to-end encryption. The FTC complaint says that Zoom claimed it offers end-to-end encryption in its June 2016 and July 2017 HIPAA compliance guides, which were […]
A judge approved Facebook Inc.’s $5 billion settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over privacy violations, the agency says—overruling objections that the deal didn’t adequately punish the company. Judge Timothy Kelly of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia greenlighted the deal reached last summer, which included the $5 billion fine, restrictions on […]