TITLE

Facebook Settles With FCC, Basically Unrepentant

AUTHOR(S)
GILL, KATHY
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Moderate Voice;11/30/2011, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Facebook Inc. has settled its privacy violations with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC). It notes that the biggest social network has been making private information open and accessible to the public. It adds that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has made apologies and almost always tells users that change is difficult to control at the social network.
ACCESSION #
67531065

 

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