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  1. Facebook-Datalogix Partnership to Track Offline Purchases by 100 Million+ Households

    Facebook assures privacy watchdogs the user data will be anonymized via encryption and that no personal user information will be shared with Datalogix. Under terms of that settlement, which was finalized last month, Facebook agreed to obtain users...

  2. Facebook Settles Privacy Lawsuit, Buys Facial Recognition Company Face.com

    Some European companies have already raised concerns about Facebook’s autotagging practice, citing concerns over user privacy. In 2011, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a complaint against Facebook with the FTC over their...

  3. Congress Checks Into Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare iOS App Data Collection

    District Court for the Western District of Texas accusing 18 companies, including Facebook, Apple, Twitter and Yelp, of distributing privacy-invading mobile apps. Major technology brands behind more than 30 of the top Apple iPhone applications...

  4. Google Won't Pause New Privacy Policy - Should They Have To?

    One of the issues addressed in their response was whether users can opt out of the new privacy policy. As somewhat of a privacy advocate, even I think it’s unreasonable to expect any company to operate on two separate sets of rules to accommodate...

  5. Google ‘Search Plus’ and Our Ever Decreasing Circles

    In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Centre (EPIC) “… said his group is considering filing a letter with the FTC. For logged in users, if I’m seeing relevant results...

  6. As Twitter Hits New Milestone, CEO Talks Google, Search, Apple, IPO, Privacy

    As Google+ controversy rages over their real names policy and Facebook users raise concerns about an Open Graph society, Twitter respects user privacy not only in words, but in deed. Privacy Actually Matters to Twitter

  7. Facebook Fixes Cookie Issues as Lawmakers Urge FTC Privacy Probe

    Privacy concerns were also front and center last week following Facebook's f8 conference, when the introduction of the Timeline and "frictionless" sharing of, well, everything you're doing. Facebook isn't the only one facing privacy and tracking...

  8. Facebook F8 Wrapup: Timeline, Ticker, GraphRank for Users & Marketers

    There are obvious privacy concerns here and Facebook is no stranger to public floggings over privacy issues. They have recently introduced in-line privacy settings to help users control how content is shared.