Myspace Settles With FTC Over Information Privacy

Law360, New York (May 8, 2012, 4:33 PM EDT) -- Myspace LLC on Tuesday settled Federal Trade Commission claims that it misled users about how it shares personal information with third parties, yielding another deal in the FTC's aggressive privacy enforcement strategy after recent pacts with Facebook Inc. and Google Inc.

The resolution requires Myspace to submit to regular, independent privacy assessments for the next 20 years, implement a comprehensive privacy program and refrain from future privacy misrepresentations, to settle the FTC's allegations that the social networking service shared users' persistent unique identifier, or Friend ID,...
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