FTC GUMS SPOKEO

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by hidden, Jul 28, 2012.

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    Not much of a bite, but it's a precedent.

    "Spokeo acted as a consumer reporting agency, and the FTC alleged that Spokeo violated the FCRA by (a) failing to ensure the consumer reports it sold were used for legally permissible purposes, (b) failing to ensure that the information it sold was accurate and (c) failing to inform users of Spokeo’s consumer reports of their obligations under the FCRA.

    "Spokeo will pay $800,000 in civil penalties...................

    http://www.natlawreview.com/article...-data-mined-social-media-sites-covered-fcra-0
     
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