Proposed Consent Agreement In the Matter of Facebook, Inc., FTC File No. 0923184 #00057 

Submission Number:
00057 
Commenter:
Jonathan Traum
State:
Massachusetts
Initiative Name:
Proposed Consent Agreement In the Matter of Facebook, Inc., FTC File No. 0923184

The proposed settlement just seems to be that Facebook promises to be good in the future. There is no punitive element at all, and insufficient teeth to the enforcement of good behavior in the future. How can we provide disincentives for bad behavior if the only consequence is finger-wagging?