Federal Trade Commission
Privacy groups have asked the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to block some of Facebook's proposed policy changes.
This request comes amid concerns over how user information is employed in advertising across the social network.
A US federal court has imposed a judgment of more than $163 million against a defendant in a case that pitted the US Federal Trade Commission against purveyors of so-called "scareware" programs designed to trick Internet users into believing their computer is infected.
Is the job listing for a Data Privacy Engineer proof that Google's mending its privacy ways, or is the gesture as empty as the HTML form it used to slip past Safari's no-tracking controls?
The Electronic Privacy Information Center is suing the Federal Trade Commission in an attempt to compel the agency to stop Google's planned privacy changes.