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FTC’s Final Order with MySpace Focuses on Privacy by Design and Protection of Unique Device Identifiers

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, … Continue Reading

Is the New Facebook Settlement About Privacy? Or, Revenge of the Prosser Torts.

This post was also written by Frederick Lah. Recently, Facebook announced a proposed settlement of a national class action in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Fraley, et al. v. Facebook, Inc., 5:11-cv-01726. This settlement has been described by some as settlement of a “privacy lawsuit.” See, e.g., “Facebook to Settle Privacy … Continue Reading
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