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FTC: Mobile App Developers Still Failing to Protect Kids

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The FTC has issued a report on software apps that criticizes their trampling of the privacy of children The report, "Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade", is the second on the subject – and like nearly all sequels, it's bad. The FTC has issued a report on software apps that criticizes their trampling of the privacy of children The report, "Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade", is the second on the subject – and like nearly all sequels, it's bad. 0 Comments

SEMPO Appeals to FTC for Updated Search Engine Disclosure Guidelines

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Search marketing professional organization SEMPO has written the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in support of a review and revision of their 2002 guidelines for search engine disclosure of paid advertisements in search results. Search marketing professional organization SEMPO has written the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in support of a review and revision of their 2002 guidelines for search engine disclosure of paid advertisements in search results. 0 Comments

FTC Hopes to Resolve Google Antitrust Inquiry Before 2013

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is aiming to resolve its antitrust investigation into Google's search practices by the end of the year. FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz says that the organization is working to have an outcome as soon as possible. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is aiming to resolve its antitrust investigation into Google's search practices by the end of the year. FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz says that the organization is working to have an outcome as soon as possible. 0 Comments

Google Hiring Privacy Red Team

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Google has begun hiring for a crack team of data experts – code named Red Team – to help resolve privacy complaints, following the $22.5 million fine it had to pay the Federal Trade Commission after issues relating to the Safari browser. Google has begun hiring for a crack team of data experts – code named Red Team – to help resolve privacy complaints, following the $22.5 million fine it had to pay the Federal Trade Commission after issues relating to the Safari browser. 0 Comments

Google VP Dines With FTC Chairman Amid Antitrust Talks & Controversial Comparison Ads

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Can Google remain an unbiased search engine while deriving income from advertising and affiliate marketing on search engine results pages? Maybe this is what Google’s Susan Wojcicki and FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz chatted about over lunch yesterday. Can Google remain an unbiased search engine while deriving income from advertising and affiliate marketing on search engine results pages? Maybe this is what Google’s Susan Wojcicki and FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz chatted about over lunch yesterday. 0 Comments