Spokeo "people search" site has until next week to cough up $800,000

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"...FTC has now obtained an order requiring Spokeo, amongst other things, to cough up a civil penalty of US$800,000 by next week.
 
As the FTC notes, "This is the first Commission case to address the sale of Internet and social media data in the employment screening context..."


Complete article:
http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/06/16/spokeo-people-search-site-has-until-next-week-to-cough-up-800000/

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