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FTC Finalizes Myspace Settlement

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

September 12, 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has finalized a settlement reached in May with Myspace, The Hill reports. The settlement requires the company to develop a data privacy program and undergo privacy audits for two decades, the report states. The FTC found that Myspace violated its privacy policy by sharing users’ personal information with third parties without first obtaining their consent.
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