May 312023
 May 31, 2023  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Govt

Lauren Feiner and Annie Palmer report: Amazon will pay the Federal Trade Commission more than $30 million as part of settlement agreements related to its Alexa and Ring divisions, according to filings on Wednesday. The agency filed a lawsuit alleging Amazon’s Ring doorbell unit violated a portion of the FTC Act [Read More…]

May 292023
 May 29, 2023  Posted by  Featured News

The following post first appeared on my Chronicles of Dissent blog on May 29, 2006. In light of comments made by Chris Hayes in 2012, it was re-run on Memorial Day that year. Because there are those who are actively eroding and decimating the freedoms and rights true heroes fought and [Read More…]

May 232023

The Federal Trade Commission has obtained an order against education technology provider Edmodo for collecting personal data from children without obtaining their parent’s consent and using that data for advertising, in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule (COPPA Rule), and for unlawfully outsourcing its COPPA compliance responsibilities [Read More…]