• FTC Urged To Stop WhatsApp From Sharing Data With Facebook
    The FTC should move against Facebook and WhatsApp for the decision to share information about users, two privacy groups say in a new complaint.
  • AT&T Prevails In Battle Over Mobile Broadband Slowdowns
    Siding against the Federal Trade Commission, a federal appellate court said today that agency can't prosecute AT&T for allegedly duping consumers who purchased "unlimited" data.
  • Cable Industry's 'Ditch The Box' Proposal Gains Ground
    FCC recently told executives from Fox, Disney and Time Warner that the agency was "seriously considering" the cable industry's ditch-the-box proposal.
  • Privacy Advocates Prep FTC Complaint Against WhatsApp
    Despite reassuring users that its stringent privacy policy would remain unchanged, WhatsApp said today it will begin sharing users' phone numbers with Facebook.
  • FTC Chairwoman Tells Ad Networks: Respect Consumers' Choices
    This week, Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez offered some advice to online ad companies: Don't track people who don't want to be tracked.
  • Silicon Valley And Media Companies Back Yelp In Battle Over Negative Review
    Google, Twitter, Pinterest and The New York Times are among dozens of companies asking the California Supreme Court to hear Yelp's appeal of an injunction requiring it to remove a negative review.
  • Apps More Likely To Come With Privacy Policies
    Mobile apps are more likely to offer privacy policies now than just four years ago, according to a new study by the think tank Future of Privacy Forum.
  • Wireless Carriers Press FCC To Allow 'Pay-For-Privacy' Schemes
    CTIA, the trade group for the wireless industry, is joining Comcast in urging the Federal Communications Commission to endorse "pay-for-privacy" broadband pricing schemes.
  • T-Mobile's New 'Unlimited' Data Plan Throttles Video, Slows Hotspots
    T-Mobile today unveiled a new version of its "unlimited data" plan. But the fine print makes clear that the company is stretching the meaning of unlimited.
  • California Bill Would Let Actors Censor Amazon-Owned Site
    Amazon's IMDbPro.com will have to comply with actors' requests to remove their ages, if a proposed bill in California is enacted.
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