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Enlarge / Just a few of the Activision franchises that will become Microsoft properties if and when the acquisition is finalized. Microsoft / Activision reader comments 135 with 0 posters participating Share this story The Federal Trade Commission will “likely” move to file an antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft and Activision Blizzard to block the companies’ ..

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Getty Images | NurPhoto reader comments 74 with 0 posters participating Share this story Some of Twitter’s top privacy and security executives resigned this week amid worries that Elon Musk’s rapid changes may cause violations of the company’s recent settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. “The privacy staffers said they were most concerned by the ..

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reader comments 80 with 43 posters participating Share this story ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. The chair of a U.S. Senate committee asked the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to review whether a Texas-based property tech company’s ..

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reader comments 42 with 37 posters participating Share this story After Apple updated its privacy rules in 2021 to easily allow iOS users to opt out of all tracking by third-party apps, so many people opted out that the Electronic Frontier Foundation reported that Meta lost $10 billion in revenue over the next year. Meta’s ..

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reader comments 65 with 54 posters participating Share this story Several years after Facebook-owner Meta acquired WhatsApp and Instagram, the Federal Trade Commission launched an antitrust lawsuit that claimed that through these acquisitions, Meta had become a monopoly. A titan wielding enormous fortune over smaller companies, the FTC said Meta began buying or burying competitors ..

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reader comments 45 with 36 posters participating Share this story After the Federal Trade Commission began investigating a massive Uber data breach in 2016, the tech company was hit with another breach that was seemingly just as concerning. Rather than report the second data breach to the FTC and risk further public embarrassment, then-Uber security ..

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reader comments 84 with 55 posters participating Share this story The Federal Trade Commission on Monday sued a data broker for allegedly selling location data culled from hundreds of millions of phones that can be used to track the movements of people visiting abortion clinics, domestic abuse shelters, places of worship, and other sensitive places. ..

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reader comments 173 with 89 posters participating Share this story The pressure on Twitter to talk publicly about how it monitors and removes spam accounts continues to mount. Reports from CNN and The Washington Post reveal an 84-page whistleblower complaint alleging that Twitter isn’t motivated to track the true number of spam accounts and hid ..

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reader comments 103 with 70 posters participating Share this story Among the first location data brokers to publicly come under fire by the Federal Trade Commission for allegedly selling sensitive reproductive health data is Kochava, Inc. In a lawsuit filed by the adtech company this week, Kochava asked a federal court to intervene and stop ..

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Enlarge / FTC Chair Lina Khan said the commission intends to act on commercial data collection, which happens at “a massive scale and in a stunning array of contexts.” Getty Images reader comments 42 with 34 posters participating Share this story The Federal Trade Commission has kicked off the rulemaking process for privacy regulations that ..

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