Congress, the Federal Trade Commission, state regulators and others are lining up for a possible crackdown on auto-renewals and other potentially deceptive practices.
Under Democratic Chairwoman Lina Khan, the agency is considering ways to strengthen consumer privacy protections, including for children, as legislative logjams persist in Congress.
The Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island sues Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg over alleged financial losses due to data breach.
The Federal Trade Commission is punching right at the heart - and guts - of how data collection drives revenue for tech firms: their algorithms.
The proposed order requires the company to delete the facial recognition technologies it illegally developed using the photos and videos uploaded by its users.
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 […]