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Facebook Settles FTC Charges That It Deceived Consumers by Failing to Keep Privacy Promises

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Govt/Business Scandals,Privacy,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2011/11/privacysettlement.shtm

Press release which explains the details of the complaint against Facebook in failing to protect customer privacy and the stipulations that Facebook has agreed to follow including obtaining periodic assessments of its privacy practices from an independent auditor for the next 20 years.    Also provides links to settlement document.  From the Federal Trade Commission