Today, the FTC announced a settlement with Myspace, involving charges that the social networking service misrepresented how it protects users' personal data. The settlement "bars Myspace from future privacy misrepresentations, requires it to implement a comprehensive privacy program, and calls for regular, independent privacy assessments for the next 20 years." Ed Felten breaks it down here.

2 Responses to “Myspace settles with FTC over broken user privacy promises”

  1. Bucket says:

    In other news: There’s still a Myspace. 

  2. BBNinja says:

    “calls for regular, independent privacy assessments for the next 20 years”
    Right…like MySpace will be around for the next 20 years.

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