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Developers Are Contacting The Federal Trade Commission About Twitter

Developers are pretty ticked at Twitter about the pending API changes, so ticked in fact that they’re contacting the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to complain.

And we’re not talking just one or two developers either, there are a LOT of developers contacting the FTC . . . just don’t expect any to come forward to admit it.

Except this guy, it seems.
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FTC Explains Google Fine On Twitter

In a move that speaks to Twitter’s interactivity, the FTC fielded questions on Twitter today about the $22.5 million dollar fine it levied against Google.

The chat on Twitter was much more interactive than the one that took place on Facebook. And we’re guessing there wasn’t a Google+ Hangout on the topic.

Though claiming the FTC “explained” the fine is a bit of an exaggeration . . .
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Twitter Settles with FTC Privacy Complaint Over Hacked Celebrity Accounts

Twitter has settled a case with the FTC over concerns that it could not offer the level of security it promised in its original privacy policy. The case stemmed from two separate attacks in 2009, resulting in the hacking of high profile Twitter accounts like Ashton Kutcher and Barack Obama.
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FTC Answers Questions About Privacy Report on Twitter

In a bid to increase its transparency, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) answered questions about a new privacy report via Twitter yesterday. As this report pertains to online privacy, it’s a fitting move to take questions on Twitter. We’ve got some of the FTC’s responses to the privacy-concerned tweeting public below.
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