Facebook reaches agreement in privacy case with the FTC

By Leeky
Nov 30, 2011
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  1. Facebook has settled its ongoing privacy dispute with the Federal Trade Commission after being charged with failing to keep promises it made regarding the privacy of its users, and for…

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  2. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,254   +222

    '' $100 billion ''

    Or you could end poverty. Good thought right?
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,549   +2,894

    Thats good news. :)

    Now as long as they don't ask you to opt-in every time you login.
  4. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 3,797   +116

    That would be a tiny drop in an ocean of a well I would imagine.
  5. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,917   +684

    If that did happen I wonder how many people would stop using the site?
  6. "Under the proposed aggrement, Facebook will have to obtain consent from users before making any changes to how their information is shared with other users or advertisers."

    I guess, users have no choice. but agree...what a scam :)
  7. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,011   +18

    The FB IPO is going to be the needle that pops whatever bubble there is to pop.

    They're somehow going to finagle not having to open their books until it is too late.

    Goldman Sachs is behind this, how can outright fraud NOT be integral to the whole process?
  8. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,254   +222

    Apparently from few mainstream sources, it only takes £50 Billion to end world hunger.
  9. Wait you mean facebook has to agree to basically make less money. **** YES
  10. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,549   +2,894

    Thats why I mentioned they might nag you every time you login or as the other guy put it force you to except before you can login.

    I'm waiting to see how the tables turn on this topic.

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