Facebook set to create privacy positions as part of F.T.C. settlement

 

Source: Cecilia Kang, N.Y.Times ( Paid Registration )

Facebook has agreed to create a privacy committee to protect its users’ data, as well as an external assessor, appointed by the company and F.T.C., said the people, who declined to be named because they were not authorized to speak publicly. The social network will also appoint a head compliance officer.

Last week, Facebook announced that it expected to be fined up to $5 billion by the agency, in what would be a record financial penalty by the United States against a technology company.

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