Facebook Settles FTC Privacy Charges

facebook 150x150 Facebook Settles FTC Privacy ChargesFacebook has agreed to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers by telling them they could keep their information on Facebook private, and then repeatedly allowing it to be shared and made public.

The proposed settlement requires Facebook to take several steps to make sure it lives up to its promises in the future, including giving consumers clear and prominent notice and obtaining consumers’ express consent before their information is shared beyond the privacy settings they have established.

You can read the full settlement on FTC’s website.

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