Facebook Email Shift 'Tricked' Users, EPIC Tells FTC

Law360, New York (June 27, 2012, 8:47 PM EDT) -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center urged the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday to look into Facebook Inc.'s decision to display Facebook-assigned email addresses for users, claiming the company “tricked” users and calling the contention that the move didn't have privacy implications “nonsensical.”

The advocacy group had previously lodged a complaint that it said led to FTC charges accusing Facebook of failing to keep privacy promises. As the FTC prepares to finalize a consent order to resolve that case, it should consider the company's decision to replace...
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