Article | 6/02/2013 Ovum: Big data collection colliding with privacy concernsA recent push in the IT industry to collect and monetize big data is headed for a clash with privacy concerns from Internet users and potential regula...
Article | 4/02/2013 NGOs warn of US lobbying efforts against European privacy legislationTop U.S. officials will be warned in a letter Monday of an intense U.S. lobbying effort that seeks to weaken European privacy legislation.
Article | 19/12/2012 US FTC strengthens online children's privacy rulesWebsites, mobile apps and online advertising networks targeting children will be required to follow new privacy regulations, including getting a paren...
Article | 17/12/2012 Group says Nickelodeon app violates kids' privacySmartphone app SpongeBob Diner Dash violates U.S. law by collecting a "wide range" of personal information from children, including full names and ema...
Article | 11/12/2012 Privacy group files complaint against kids' mobile game makerThe popular mobile children's game Mobbles collects personal information from children without providing notice to parents or attempting to get parent...
Article | 10/12/2012 US FTC: Many kids' apps fail to disclose what information they shareMany mobile apps aimed at children collect and share personal data without notifying parents, potentially violating U.S. law, the Federal Trade Commis...
Article | 27/11/2012 Digital watchdogs warn of spam, privacy issues with Facebook changesTwo digital rights group urged Facebook on Tuesday to halt changes to its governance and data use policies, warning the modifications could increase p...
Article | 2/11/2012 Facebook rolls out privacy education for new usersFacebook has launched an expanded privacy education campaign for new users, with the focus on default settings, user access to their own data and deci...
Article | 30/11/2011 Privacy groups generally cheer FTC's Facebook settlementPrivacy and technology groups generally applauded a wide-ranging settlement between Facebook and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission over the social-net...
Article | 27/04/2011 Group: Google Buzz settlement a 'killer' for e-commerceThe U.S. Federal Trade Commission's proposed settlement with Google over its bungled launch of the Buzz social-networking service could have disastrou...
Article | 22/04/2011 Groups push for additions to Google Buzz settlementA coalition of privacy and consumer groups is pushing for the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to add conditions, including requiring that Google get opt...
Article | 13/04/2011 Kerry, McCain introduced online privacy billTwo high-profile U.S. senators have introduced legislation designed to give consumers more control over what information about them is collected onlin...
Article | 28/10/2010 FTC closes investigation into Google's Wi-Fi snoopingThe U.S. Federal Trade Commission has closed an investigation into Google Street View cars snooping into open Wi-Fi networks, with the agency declinin...
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