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  • TRUSTe deceived consumers about recertification program, FTC says

    It turns out that TRUSTe, the provider of privacy certifications for online businesses, may not be so trustworthy after all. The company failed to conduct annual recertification checks for hundreds of companies holding its privacy seal, despite promising to do so, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has charged.

    Written by Grant Gross18 Nov. 14 09:18
  • New software targets hard-to-understand privacy policies

    Have you ever tried to read a website's privacy policy only to give up after slogging through paragraphs and paragraphs of dense, lawyerly language? Privacy-focused companies Disconnect and TRUSTe have released a new browser add-on that attempts to translate those policies into easy-to-understand terms.

    Written by Grant Gross24 June 14 06:04