A U.S. federal judge in San Francisco gives the nod of approval, declaring that Google should pay a $22.5M USD fine for misleading consumers about the privacy protections offered to users of Apple's Safari web browser.
The FTC has settled with web analytics company Compete, Inc. over poor security. Compete has agreed not to do it again, and to audit itself every two years for 20 years.
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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 FTC has reached a settlement with fake anti-virus sellers Innovative Marketing for $8.2 million. The FTC will begin sending rebate checks to more than 320,000 victims.