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FTC issues guidelines for mobile applications

Monday, February 4, 2013 | More »

The Federal Trade Commission has issued a wide-reaching set of new guidelines for makers of mobile platforms and developers of applications for mobile telephones and tablets to safeguard users’ privacy. The non-binding guidelines, published in a report on Friday, include the recommendation tha...


Google pact with FTC could affect other patent disputes

While the focus of last week’s agreement between the Federal Trade┬áCommission and Google Inc was search, the deal’s restrictions on how Google uses its patents could have a broader impact on the technology industry. Under the deal, which ended an antitrust investigation by the FTC and d...

7 January, 2013 | More »

Google To Unify Privacy Policy Across Products

Google Inc plans to unify its privacy policy and terms of service across its online offerings, including its flagship search, Gmail and Google+ products, to make them easier to use, but the move could attract greater scrutiny from anti-trust regulators. In an online blog post, Google said it expects...

25 January, 2012 | More »