While consumer electronics companies are celebrating a coming bonanza of health trackers, connected cars and “smart” home appliances, the head of the Federal Trade Commission is pressing the tech industry to protect consumer privacy.
U.S. regulators said Thursday that ADT Corp. paid experts to recommend its home security products on media outlets without disclosing their connection to the company.
The newest version of Microsoft’s popular Internet Explorer browser will offer a new security feature.
Remember the “Do Not Call” registry? Imagine something similar for the Internet — where users can opt out of having their moves tracked by marketers.
The Feds are taking a close look at Google’s “Street View” — and it isn’t to see if they can find their neighbors’ homes.
A scolding, but not a spanking. The FTC is taking limited action against Google for collecting e-mails, passwords and other personal information transmitted over unsecured wireless networks as it put together its “Street View” […]