EU Group Launches Class Action Suit Against Facebook For Privacy Violations, Including Support for PRISM

By: Monday August 4, 2014 1:42 pm

Viennese lawyer and privacy activist Max Schrems has filed a class action suit with the Commercial Court for Vienna against the Irish subsidiary of Facebook for violation of European data protection laws.

The Europe v Facebook website has an app that allows EU residents to become part of the suit. So far the organization is reporting that 11,000 people have signed on.

LIVEBLOG: FTC Press Conference Announcing Google Settlement

By: Thursday January 3, 2013 12:42 pm

You can watch the press conference here (unfortunately the FTC’s crappy technology only allows you to embed their entire page, not just the video player). Jon Leibowitz, Chairman of the FTC, will be holding a press conference at 1pm ET announcing the settlement with Google for ” for alleged anticompetitive conduct.” According to the FTC [...]

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