A class action lawsuit alleges that Stanford violated federal law by failing to get proper consent from prospective employees before performing background checks.
You don’t have to think all ads should promote realism or a certain body standard. But we should all agree that participating in a world of fiction – body parts that don’t exist – should at the very least necessitate FTC oversight, the kind of oversight it neglected to take on in 2011 or 2014 when it merely proposed laws advocating more research.
Public fear over online privacy has been ramping up, and for Julie Brill, a commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission, the increased attention is warranted. In an informal talk at the Stanford Law School, Commissioner Brill said the FTC is focusing increasing attention on the privacy policies of cyber companies from Facebook to the latest smart-phone applications.
Two recent reports from Stanford Security Lab(SSL) researchers have fueled an ongoing debate over privacy issues in the largely self-regulated online advertising industry.
Net neutrality theorist Tim Wu spoke Monday afternoon at a talk hosted by the Center for Internet and Society. He discussed the threat of the Internet being run by one giant corporation, as has been the case with other information industries in the course of American history.