FTC denies report that agency ignored staff recommendation on Google. "Three Federal Trade Commission members denied media reports that the agency essentially ignored a staff recommendation to sue Google during its 2012 investigation of the search giant’s practices,” Re/code reports.
Congressman to FCC: 'You're playing God with the Internet' The Post writes: "It was a fairly sleepy congressional hearing, the last in a two-week marathon of appearances by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler before lawmakers to defend his agency's net neutrality rules. But then Louie Gohmert chimed in.”
EU: Don’t use Facebook if you want to keep the NSA away from your data. "The European Commission admitted that the U.S.-E.U. Safe Harbor framework for transatlantic data transfers does not adequately protect EU citizens' data from US spying,” Ars Technica reports.
FTC rules against Napster co-founder in Jerk.com case. "The site, jerk.com, said users could pay a $30 membership fee to have negative comments beneath their profiles altered or removed, but seldom made those changes even after the fee was paid."
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