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May 10th, 2012
Myspace will be barred from future privacy misrepresentations, must implement and maintain a comprehensive privacy program, and must provide periodic independent privacy assessments for 20 years. Notably, Myspace will not pay any penalty.
The settlement is a reminder that privacy concerns are at the forefront of the FTC's "to do" list, and that privacy policies actually do matter. Just in the last year, the FTC has agreed to privacy-related settlements with Twitter, Google and Facebook, so even the big players are not exempt from scrutiny. Further, while many entities jump to the question of whether their privacy practices are legal, the preliminary question may be whether their privacy practices adhere to what they have already promised in their privacy policies.
If you have any questions about privacy matters or other advertising or marketing law issues, please contact Michael Schiffer at (212) 705 4827, firstname.lastname@example.org, Jeffrey A. Greenbaum at (212) 826 5525, email@example.com, or any other member of the Frankfurt Kurnit Advertising Group.
Other Advertising Law Alerts
The Truth Will Set You Free: The FTC Provides New Guidance on Consumer Reviews
Late last year, Congress passed the Consumer Review Protection Act, a law designed to stop businesses from using contracts to prevent customers from posting honest reviews about the business.
March 8 2017
FTC Finds “All Natural” Claim Violated FTC Act
The FTC has issued a Final Order against California Naturel, Inc., a seller and marketer of personal care products, finding that the company's "all natural" claims were false and misleading in violation of the FTC Act.
December 15 2016
FTC Policy Statement Focuses on Homeopathic Health Claims
Last week, the Federal Trade Commission issued its new "Enforcement Policy Statement on Marketing Claims for Over-the-Counter (OTC) Homeopathic Drugs," as well as a staff report on a workshop that the Commission held last year on OTC homeopathic drug advertising.
November 28 2016