In late August, WhatsApp announced that it would begin sharing data with its parent company, Facebook. Since the announcement, a number of WhatsApp customers, as well as certain privacy groups, have cried foul. Privacy group EPIC responded to the data sharing announcement by filing a complaint against the two companies with the FTC. The FTC […]
On March 31, 2016, FTC Commissioner Julie Brill will step down from her post at the FTC, the FTC has said in a press release. FTC Commissioner Brill joins FTC Commissioner Joshua Wright as the second recent departure from the FTC. Brill has said that as of April 1, 2016, she will be joining the […]
The FTC announced that it has updated the FTC’s Endorsement Guides: What People are Asking to cover growing trends in advertising.
Privacy group, EPIC has filed a FTC complaint against Samsung for possibly snooping on its Smart-TV owners. They could be recording conversations.