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BLU settles with FTC over unauthorized transmission of personal customer data to China

Florida-based mobile device maker BLU has settled with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over charges it allowed a Chinese partner to collect detailed personal customer information from some of its devices without authorization or consent.

VTech to Pay FTC $650k Over Kids Privacy Violations in Connected-Toy Hack

Two years after it was cited for security and privacy violations in its connected toys, VTech Electronics Ltd. has been fined by the U.S. government for violations of a federal law protecting children’s online privacy.

D-Link IP Camera.

Court Balks at FTC’s D-Link Complaint, Wants Proof of Harm

A federal judge in California put the brakes on the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s complaint against D-Link Systems over lax security in its consumer routers and IP cameras, saying that the Commission needs to produce evidence of concrete harm to consumers.

Uber’s Endless Summer: FTC Settlement over Bogus Security, Privacy Claims

In-brief: ¬†Uber’s Endless Summer continued on Tuesday, when the ride sharing start-up settled with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)¬†over charges that the company failed to reasonably secure sensitive consumer data that it collected and stored.

Vizio smart TV

TV Maker Vizio Settles with FTC Over Selling Viewer Data

In-brief: Smart TV maker VIZIO agreed to pay $2.2 million to the FTC and the State of New Jersey to settle charges that it collected the viewing history of some 11 million smart televisions without users’ consent. The settlement stems from a 2014 case and requires the company to “prominently disclose and obtain affirmative express consent” for data collection and sharing.