脸书 Privacy: How the FTC Settlement Affects You

脸书与美国联邦贸易委员会(FTC)达成的和解协议禁止该社交网络对其隐私惯例做出虚假声明,并要求澳门游戏在其他措施(除其他措施外)之外共享用户信息之前,征得用户的明确同意。

脸书 users: Get ready for more changes in the way the social network operates.

联邦贸易委员会 昨天宣布 that 脸书 拥有 agreed to 结清费用 that it deceived consumers by telling them they could keep their information on 脸书 private, then allowing it to be shared and made public.

In a post on its website, the FTC outlines seven instances in which 脸书 allegedly made promises to its users that it ultimately did 不 keep. Among them:

-The claim that 脸书 had a "Verified Apps" program and that it certified the security of the participating apps, which it did 不 .

-The promise that 脸书 would 不 share users' personal information with advertisers, which it did.

-声称当用户停用或删除其帐户时,将无法访问其照片和视频,这是错误的。

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脸书 CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to the 脸书 blog yesterday, in part to apologize for the company's mistakes. He writes:

“我是第一个承认我们犯了很多错误的人。特别是,我认为一小部分引人注目的错误, 像四年前的灯塔 and poor execution as we transitioned our privacy model two years ago, have often overshadowed much of the good work we've done. [. . 。] But we can always do better. I'm committed to making 脸书 the leader in transparency and control around privacy."

该和解概述了社交网络必须遵循的一些规则,以重新获得用户和联邦监管机构的信任,并更好地尊重用户的隐私。下面介绍了所需的更改以及它们如何影响您的帐户。

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1.在大多数情况下,“选择加入”选项优先。

According to the FTC, 脸书 is "required to obtain consumers' affirmative express consent before enacting changes that override their privacy preferences."

Specifically, this means that any information 脸书 wants to make public—after you have already set it to private or friends-only—will require you to opt-in and will disallow 脸书 from automatically making it public.

但是,此规则将 apply to new settings 脸书 may implement; those will 不 have to be opt-in.

2.如果您删除帐户,则您的信息将在30天后删除。

It's no secret that 脸书 让您度过难关 当您尝试删除或停用帐户时。

Previously, 脸书 claimed that if users deactivated or deleted their accounts, their photos and videos would be inaccessible. In fact, 脸书 allowed access to the content even after users deleted or deactivated their accounts.

[Want more tips, tricks and details on 脸书 privacy? Check out 首席信息官 .com's 脸书 Bible 。]

Under the FTC's new parameters, 脸书 is now required to prevent anyone from accessing a user's material more than 30 days after the user 拥有 deleted his or her account.

3. 脸书 will establish a new privacy program.

根据和解协议,澳门游戏在和解协议中同意“建立和维护一项旨在解决与新产品和现有产品及服务的开发和管理相关的隐私风险,并保护消费者信息的隐私和机密性的全面隐私程序”。 FTC。

脸书 拥有 already taken steps to fulfill this requirement. In a 昨天的博客文章 , 脸书 CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced two new internal positions:

政策的首席隐私官职位将侧重于“参与全球公众讨论和有关在线隐私的辩论,并确保将来自世界各地的监管机构,立法者,专家和学者的反馈纳入澳门游戏的做法和政策中,” ;

产品首席隐私官一职,将有助于“扩大,改善和正规化澳门游戏现有的内部隐私审查计划”。该角色还将确保澳门游戏的用户控制,设计隐私和透明性原则都已集成到澳门游戏的产品开发过程和产品本身中。

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4. 脸书 will submit to independent audits for 20 years.

While this last action won't affect 脸书 users directly, it will help ensure that 脸书 is accountable for its actions and is in compliance with the FTC for the foreseeable future.

根据美国联邦贸易委员会(FTC)的要求,现在要求澳门游戏在接下来的20年内的180天内以及之后的每两年内,进行独立的第三方审核,以确保其已制定了满足或超过隐私要求的隐私计划。 FTC并确保保护消费者信息的隐私。

Should third-party auditors find at any point that 脸书 is in violation of its settlement, each violation may result in a civil penalty of up to $16,000—a relatively small sum for a business 传言价值1000亿美元。

脸书 拥有 简化其隐私设置 in the last year. As the site continues to grow and it adds new features, the requiremets imposed by the FTC will help keep 脸书 accountable and, many hope, refocus attention to users' privacy.

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克里斯汀·伯纳姆 涵盖了面向CIO.com的消费者技术,社交网络和Web 2.0。在Twitter上关注Kristin @kmburnham 。在Twitter上关注CIO.com的所有内容 @CIOonline 继续 脸书. 通过电子邮件发送给克里斯汀 [email protected]

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