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InMobi fined $1.3 million for privacy violation

InMobi fined $1.3 million for privacy violation

Snagged device geolocation info without consent.
Jun 23 2016 10:49AM
US regulator shoots down 'do not track' requirement

US regulator shoots down 'do not track' requirement

Google, Facebook can safely ignore tracking opt-out requests.
Nov 9 2015 7:02AM
US govt website closures deny critical information

US govt website closures deny critical information

Closed for business.
Oct 9 2013 6:11AM
US regulators tell Google to better identify paid ads

US regulators tell Google to better identify paid ads

Letters sent to several search engine groups.
Jun 26 2013 12:26PM
HTC settles crap coding case

HTC settles crap coding case

Device maker to fix vulnerabilities, brush up security program.
Feb 25 2013 11:42AM
US app owner to pay $768k to settle child privacy charges

US app owner to pay $768k to settle child privacy charges

Stored address book data.
Feb 4 2013 7:18AM
US drops competition inquiry into Google

US drops competition inquiry into Google

Search giant let off with mild reprimand.
Jan 4 2013 7:37AM
US regulators expected to wrap up Google probe

US regulators expected to wrap up Google probe

The end of 'scraping'?
Dec 18 2012 6:48AM
Google may strike patent use deal with regulator

Google may strike patent use deal with regulator

Search monopoly investigation left to EU?
Dec 12 2012 7:16AM
US watchdog slams mobile apps for collecting data

US watchdog slams mobile apps for collecting data

Nearly 60 percent of apps send user data back to developers.
Dec 11 2012 7:40AM
Analytics company settles illegal data collection charges

Analytics company settles illegal data collection charges

Submits to audits for 20 years.
Oct 23 2012 7:48AM
After major bust, Australia dubbed a 'testing ground' for phone security scams

After major bust, Australia dubbed a 'testing ground' for phone security scams

Authorities freeze thousands of dollars in assets, seize domains and block phone numbers.
Oct 4 2012 2:50AM
Final "scareware" defendant to pay $159M to FTC

Final "scareware" defendant to pay $159M to FTC

Four year case wraps up.
Oct 3 2012 9:28AM
US Govt issues app development guidelines

US Govt issues app development guidelines

Raises privacy, security risks of mobile apps.
Sep 7 2012 7:00AM
US Govt issues app development guidelines

US Govt issues app development guidelines

Raises privacy, security risks of mobile apps.
Sep 6 2012 3:35PM
Google faces $22.5m fine in iOS cookie case: report

Google faces $22.5m fine in iOS cookie case: report

Claims no wrongdoing.
Jul 11 2012 6:53AM
Wyndham Hotels breached, $10m stolen from guests

Wyndham Hotels breached, $10m stolen from guests

US Federal Trade Commission alleges the hotel chain failed to implement basic security practices.
Jun 27 2012 1:51PM
Google may cop $10m fine for Safari gaffe

Google may cop $10m fine for Safari gaffe

US authorities prepare case.
May 7 2012 6:45AM
Google's privacy changes: the silo breaker

Google's privacy changes: the silo breaker

Simpler privacy that paying customers won't face.
Jan 31 2012 7:13AM
US regulator frets over gTLD expansion

US regulator frets over gTLD expansion

Fears 'lawless frontier' on the web.
Dec 20 2011 6:09AM

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