Sheriffs of the Digital World - FTC's Commitment Further Bolstered, Setles with Twitter, Google (Among Others)


This article discusses several of the Federal Trade Commission’s recent enforcement actions, including its settlement with Legacy Learning Systems and its CEO involving a digital marketing campaign which the FTC contended failed to disclose adequately the material connections between Legacy and various affiliate marketers. The article also focuses on several privacy related actions initiated by the FTC, including ones against Chitika over its alleged failure to disclose the terms of its “opt-out” policy on its website, as well as settlements with Google and Twitter regarding adherence to the privacy policies.

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