Blog Posts Tagged with "Settlement"


Why HTC’s Settlement is a Game Changer for Secure Development

March 08, 2013 Added by:Rohit Sethi

The HTC settlement is not based on high-profile breaches. Instead, it points out: “HTC America failed to employ reasonable and appropriate security practices in the design and customization of the software on its mobile devices”.

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FTC MySpace Settlement: Say What You Do and Do What You Say

May 30, 2012 Added by:David Navetta

The settlement bars MySpace from making future misrepresentations regarding the extent to which it protects users’ personal information, requires it to implement a comprehensive privacy program and requires it to undergo biennial, independent, third party privacy assessments for the next 20 years...

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What Facebook’s FTC Settlement Means for Businesses

December 01, 2011 Added by:Kelly Colgan

The basic concept is actually quite simple: Companies should include privacy concepts and controls into new products and services during their development stage rather than treating privacy as an afterthought or ignoring it altogether...

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Google Settles with DOJ for $500 Million Over Drug Ads

August 29, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“This investigation is about the patently unsafe, unlawful, importation of prescription drugs by Canadian on-line pharmacies, with Google’s knowledge and assistance, into the United States, directly to U.S. consumers,” said U.S. Attorney Neronha...

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FTC Enforcement Update: Virtual Worlds Settles

May 30, 2011 Added by:David Navetta

The FTC complaint alleged that the sites collected children’s information, including ages and email addresses, during registration and then enabled children to publicly post their full names, email addresses, instant messenger IDs, geographic location and other information...

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Twitter Settles with FTC Over Data Privacy and Security

March 14, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“Twitter has engaged in a number of practices that, taken together, failed to provide reasonable and appropriate security to: prevent unauthorized access to nonpublic user information and honor the privacy choices exercised by its users in designating certain tweets as nonpublic..."

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