Data Security: FTC Fines Spokeo Over Internet Data Collection.

According to the New York Times and other sources, the Federal Trade Commission has levied a fine of $800,000 on Spokeo, the company that brands itself as a “people search engine.”  The latter has chosen to settle the charges without admitting to any of the accusations.  This is not the first time that the FTC […] read more

Data Security: UK ICO Is Reopening Its Google Street View Case.

Well, it was just a matter of time: the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office is reportedly reviewing its “Google WiSpy case,” the same case that was dismissed with a slap on the corporate titan’s wrist.  Not once, but twice. A brief summary of what happened to date: Google was caught collecting vast amount of data as […] read more