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FTC Weighs In On Sale Of RadioShack Customer Lists

  • Reuters, Monday, May 18, 2015 3:51 PM

The Federal Trade Commission is asking a bankruptcy judge to protect the privacy of RadioShack's customers. RadioShack, which is in bankruptcy, wants to sell customer names, e-mail addresses and purchase histories, Reuters reports. The FTC says that General Wireless, which agreed to buy the data, should be required to follow the same privacy terms that existed when RadioShack acquired the information. The agency also says that customer data should be sold to a buyer in the same line of business as RadioShack.

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