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Privacy Could Tobacco Settlements Show Us A Road Map For Real Privacy Protection?

Will a similar regulatory approach work in creating an Internet that puts privacy first? Perhaps worse, regulations can give executives a check-box mentality, focusing on compliance for auditing ...

Privacy Appeals court concerned consumers will be overlooked in Google’s $5.5 million settlement over alleged privacy violations

The cookies allegedly worked even though some users configured their privacy settings to stop the tracking ... the Center for Democracy & Technology and Stanford University’s Center for...

Privacy Appeals court voids Google ‘cookie’ privacy settlement that paid users nothing

A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google’s class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing “cookies” in their...

Privacy US appeals court voids Google's 'cookie' privacy settlement that paid users nothing

Google agreed in 2012 and 2013 to pay $39.5 million to settle federal and state charges that it secretly tracked Safari users' internet use. It did not admit wrongdoing. The case is In re: Google...

Privacy Panels overturns settlement approval in Google privacy suit

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging that Google spied on users' online activity using tracking "cookies," even when privacy...

Privacy Appeals court rejects Google settlement in online-privacy suit

DOVER, Del. — A federal appeals court has rejected a settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging that Google spied on users’ online activity using tracking “cookies,” even when privacy settings...

Privacy Google's 'cookie' privacy settlement that paid users nothing was just voided by a U.S. appeals court

(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Google's class-action settlement meant to resolve claims it invaded the privacy of millions of computer users by installing "cookies" in ...

Privacy Third Circuit Upends Settlement in Google Privacy Litigation

A federal appeals court has ruled that Google’s agreement to pay $5.5 million to data privacy organizations to settle a consumer class action didn’t properly compensate those whose privacy was...

Privacy U.S. appeals court voids Google 'cookie' privacy settlement that paid users nothing

Google agreed in 2012 and 2013 to pay $39.5 million to settle federal and state charges that it secretly tracked Safari users’ internet use. It did not admit wrongdoing. The case is In re: Google...

Privacy Equifax’s data breach settlement: Everything you need to know

Consumers whose personal information was exposed during the 2017 Equifax data breach (that’s most U.S. adults who ... there hadn’t been such an enormous number of claims filed.” Privacy expert and ...

Privacy The Law Q&A | What Equifax settlement means for consumers

The attorneys general of all 50 states, some private citizens, together with federal agencies ... Brett Kepley is a lawyer with Land of Lincoln Legal Aid Inc. You can send your questions to The Law...

Privacy Here's Why You Could Get As Little As $0.21 From Equifax's Data Breach Settlement

In a blog post, Robert Schoshinkski, Assistant Director, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection at the FTC ... there is a fixed pot of $31 million to cover compensation for consumers whose...

Privacy Facebook’s FTC settlement doesn’t protect privacy of users’ health information

On the surface, Facebook’s recent settlement with the Federal Trade Commission says a lot about privacy. But if you use Facebook to share information about health, be warned: The settlement does...

Privacy Under $5B FTC Settlement, Facebook Must Disclose Health Data Use

Facebook must also share any risks to the privacy, confidentiality, or integrity to the covered data and whether it will apply new safeguards to control those risks. The platform will also be ...

Privacy Privacy Advocates Seek To Intervene In FTC Settlement With Facebook

Among the unresolved questions are whether the settlement immunizes Facebook from prosecution for allegedly violating children's privacy laws. EPIC has filed five separate complaints with the FTC ...

Privacy Facebook's privacy settlement is such a joke, Mark Zuckerberg likely celebrated its signing (FB)

The Federal Trade Commission would like to have you believe that its settlement with Facebook over the latter's alleged privacy violations was a great deal. And it was — for Facebook.See the rest...

Privacy Facebook's privacy settlement is such a joke, Mark Zuckerberg likely celebrated its signing

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Privacy Facebook agrees to pay $5 billion in settlement of data-privacy claims

These new compliance measures include the appointment of an independent assessor to monitor Facebook's conduct, privacy reviews for all new or modified Facebook products, the establishment of a ...

Privacy How to navigate the Equifax data breach settlement offer

A 2017 Equifax data breach exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. You can see if you’re included by visiting the settlement website. But the ...

Privacy Facebook Privacy Settlement Panned By Advocates

“The FTC is giving little confidence to the American people that Facebook and other online companies will now have to operate within a new incentive structure that will end the profits-over-privacy...