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FTC Fines Scareware Scammer With $163 Million

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has levied a fine of over $163 million on an Internet scareware scammer and permanently banned the scammer from selling computer security software, PCMag has reported.

Google To Pay $22.5M To FTC To Settle Privacy Charges For Apple Users

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), the No. 1 search engine, will pay a record fine of $22.5 million to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to settle a complaint it had abused the privacy of users of the rival Safari browser from Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company.

Google Could Settle FTC Apple Charges For $25M

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), the No. 1 search engine, could pay $22.5 million to settle U.S. Federal Trade Commission complaints it infringed privacy of millions of customers of Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the Wall Street Journal reported.

FTC Urges Lawmakers to Pass Consumer Privacy Laws: What Next?

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) stepped up its game on Monday, March 26, and urged Congress to enact laws for protecting users' online privacy. In addition, the FTC also called on companies to speed up self-regulation, so Internet users can gain more control over their personal data.

Senator Schumer asks FTC to probe Apple, Android

A U.S. senator has urged the Federal Trade Commission to investigate reports that applications on the Apple Inc and Google Inc mobile systems steal private photos and contacts and post them online without consent.

Senator Schumer Asks FTC to Probe Apple, Android

U.S. senator has urged the Federal Trade Commission to investigate reports that applications on the Apple Inc and Google Inc mobile systems steal private photos and contacts and post them online without consent.

Microsoft Hires ex-FTC Google Expert as Lobbyist

Microsoft Corp hired as one of its lobbyists a former Federal Trade Commission lawyer who had access to thousands of confidential Google Inc documents, according to a source close to the situation.

Microsoft hires ex-FTC Google expert as lobbyist

Microsoft Corp hired as one of its lobbyists a former Federal Trade Commission lawyer who had access to thousands of confidential Google Inc documents, according to a source close to the situation.

FTC Warns App Makers to Protect Kids' Privacy

Apple Inc, Google Inc and their vendors must do more to protect children using iPhones and other mobile devices to read or play games, U.S. trade regulators said, and warned they may punish software makers that secretly collect data on kids.

FTC Warns App Makers to Protect Child Privacy

Apple Inc, Google Inc and their vendors must do more to protect children using iPhones and other mobile devices to read or play games, U.S. trade regulators said, and warned they may punish software makers that secretly collect data on kids.

FTC warns app makers to protect kids' privacy

Apple Inc, Google Inc and their vendors must do more to protect children using iPhones and other mobile devices to read or play games, U.S. trade regulators said, and warned they may punish software makers that secretly collect data on kids.

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