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Privacy groups ask FTC to block Facebook-WhatsApp deal

Not so fast, Facebook. Citing privacy concerns, two US-based watchdog groups file an FTC complaint hoping to block its planned $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Groups ask FTC to probe kid-focused viral marketing

Seventeen advocacy groups called on the federal agency to investigate what they called the "commercial exploitation of youths" though viral marketing campaigns.

By Aug. 27, 2012

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Developer temporarily pulls kids app accused of privacy violations

Complaint alleges that Mobbles, a game in which children collect and care for virtual pets, violated federal law by collecting personal information of children under 13 without parental consent.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Commenters push Facebook policy changes to public vote

For the third time in Facebook history, the social network will put a vote about how it does business to its members. And if history is any guide, turnout will be low.

By Nov. 27, 2012

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Privacy watchdogs aren't happy about Facebook's site changes

After the social network announced that it might abolish users' voting privileges on site governance, consumer groups say the company is violating its settlement agreement with the FTC.

By Nov. 26, 2012

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Protecting kids from online food ads

This story mischaracterized the relationship between the Center for Digital Democracy and federal laws regarding children and the Internet. In the mid-1990s, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act was supported by the Center for Media Education, fro

By May. 17, 2007

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Consumer group files FTC complaint against Google

From Google's privacy policy change to Google overriding browser default settings, the FTC is getting an earful from privacy groups and lawmakers.

By Feb. 22, 2012

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Group calls for teen privacy protections on Facebook, MySpace

Child advocates plan to ask the FTC for rules that would protect teens from data collection and targeted marketing on sites like MySpace and Facebook.

By Apr. 9, 2008

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Special Report: Troubleshooting iTunes 6.0.1

Special Report: Troubleshooting iTunes 6.0.1

By Dec. 28, 2005

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iTunes 6.0.1 Special Report: Distorted audio with external audio interfaces

iTunes 6.0.1 Special Report: Distorted audio with external audio interfaces

By Dec. 28, 2005