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An overview of the FTC’s enforcement, policy initiatives, and consumer outreach and business guidance in the areas of privacy and data security, from January 2013-March 2014.
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On May 7, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission staff hosted a seminar on Consumer Generated and Controlled Health Data.
On March 19, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission staff hosted a seminar on Alternative Scoring Products.The speakers described a variety of predictive analytics products offered by many data brokers to predict trends and consumer behavior in a variety of contexts, ranging from identity...
On February 19, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission staff hosted a seminar on Mobile Device Tracking.
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Goldenshores Technologies’ “Brightest Flashlight Free” is an incredibly popular Android app downloaded by tens of millions of consumers. But did those people know that when they used the app, it would transmit their precise location and unique device identifier to third parties,...
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An operation that uses the lure of free lyric files, browser upgrades, and ring tones to download spyware and adware on consumers’ computers has been ordered to halt its illegal downloads by a U.S. District Court at the request of the Federal Trade Commission. The court also halted the deceptive...
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