The fact that the DoJ is taking meetings while the FTC’s Google investigation is still underway is, as the Post says, a clear sign that companies are “losing faith that the Federal Trade Commission will act forcefully on their complaints.”
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday December 6, 2012 11:41 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday November 28, 2012 10:35 am|
FTC Commissioner Edith Ramirez refuses to contradict J. Thomas Rocsch, refuses to endorse the settlement, and won’t go on the record saying that she knew that Google would be allowed to keep the stolen data.
|By: Jane Hamsher Tuesday November 20, 2012 10:18 am|
According to Rosch, when the FTC wrote the settlement agreement, it was neither contemplated, discussed nor intended that Google be able to retain the data.
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday November 16, 2012 5:28 pm|
Judge Susan Illston said in court today that she had questions about provisions of the proposed FTC settlement with Google which allows them to retain and profit from the data they collected by hacking Apple’s Safari browser.
Consumer Watchdog is challenging the settlement, which also includes a record fine of $22.5 million and allows Google to deny liability.