US FTC puts companies on notice about data sharing, date misuse, and false claims

The US Federal Trade Commission has emphasized its commitment to enforcing privacy protections following the Dobbs ruling, by reminding companies that privacy is protected under other laws, including the Safeguards Rule, the Health Breach Notification Rule, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule, and under state laws. The statement the FTC issued said it will use its power to full extent to protect consumers from harm that result from sharing or selling data. The FTC also reminded companies not to misuse data, or to mislead consumers about whether their data is anonymized, including when data could be reconstructed to be identifiable.

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Indonesia is threatening to block tech company platforms, including Google, Twitter and Meta’s, that still have not complied with the country’s licensing rules by this week’s deadline. The licensing rules allow Indonesian authorities to demand that content they deem unlawful or disturbing to the public be taken down. It also compels companies to turn over communication and personal data of individuals upon request from law enforcement or the government.

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Salesforce Buys for Automated Customer Service

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