This post was also written by Amy S. Mushahwar.

On Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finalized its Consent Order with MySpace, settling allegations that MySpace misrepresented its data use and sharing practices, and its compliance with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework in its privacy policy. In a 4-0-1 decision, with Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen not participating, the Commission voted to accept the proposed order and enjoin MySpace from practices that violate the FTC Act.

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