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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 Commission 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 »