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Proposed Settlement in FTC Privacy Complaint Against Facebook

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By Kevin Fayle on December 01, 2011 9:21 AM

The Federal Trade Commission has proposed a settlement with Facebook over the FTC's complaint accusing Facebook of privacy violations. The settlement requires Facebook to, among other things, refrain from misrepresenting its privacy practices, notify users when data will be shared with third parties, establish a privacy program and generate assessments of the privacy program's effectiveness.


Proposed Settlement in FTC Privacy Complaint Against Facebook