FTC, Facebook reportedly settling 2009 privacy complaint

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November 10, 2011
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"The Federal Trade Commission and Facebook are close to finalizing a settlement over a complaint about deceptive privacy practices on the social network from nearly two years ago. The proposed settlement, which awaits final approval from FTC commissioners, would require Facebook to let users opt in to changes in the way their information is shared, rather than forcing them to 'opt out' of changes Facebook imposes on them, The Wall Street Journal reported." [editor's note: I wonder how big the bribe will have to be to make it go away - TLK] (11/10/11)


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