Oct 172014
 
 October 17, 2014  Posted by  Business

Dominic Rushe and Paul Lewis report:

Privacy experts on Friday called for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to examine social media app Whisper’s tracking of “anonymous users”.

The US consumer watchdog has broad powers to sanction companies it believes have breached their promises to consumers and has become increasingly interested in claims made by tech companies, sanctioning Facebook, Google and Snapchat in recent years.

Read more on The Guardian.

Given the serious allegations by The Guardian and Whisper’s vehement denials, I think an investigation by the FTC really is called for.

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