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FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz resigns

The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission steps down after a 4-year tenure of tackling online privacy issues and anticompetitive behavior.

By January 31, 2013

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FTC chair Leibowitz: Apps need simpler privacy statements

Agency in charge of consumer protection and antitrust takes aim at social networks, dominant tech platforms.

By May 31, 2012

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Path to pay $800,000 to settle privacy issues with FTC

The social-networking site also will establish a "comprehensive privacy program" and obtain independent privacy assessments every other year for the next 20 years.

By February 1, 2013

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Watchdog seeks FTC staff opinion on Google antitrust case

Trying to keep pressure on Google, Consumer Watchdog wants to see what exactly the Federal Trade Commission staff said in its investigation of the search business.

By January 8, 2013

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Google settles with FTC over antitrust issues

Under terms of the deal, Google avoids making major changes to its search product.

By January 3, 2013

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FTC to announce results of Google investigation at 10 a.m. PT

The long-running antitrust inquiry appears to be coming to a close.

By January 3, 2013

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Gary Reback: FTC blew it with Google decision

Noted antitrust attorney slams FTC for "naive" approach in settling with Google, warns of anticompetitive impact on smaller companies.

By January 3, 2013

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What Google's settlement with the FTC means for users

In a major win for the search giant, it avoids a battle over search bias.

By January 3, 2013

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Policy and privacy: Five reasons why 2012 mattered

It was the year of Internet activism with a sharp political point: Protests derailed the Stop Online Piracy Act, assisted in imploding a United Nations summit, and helped to postpone a data-sharing bill.

By December 24, 2012

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Children's privacy law catches on to apps, social networks

The FTC updates rules tied to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, but the changes won't really affect companies like Apple or Facebook.

By December 19, 2012