Facebook careful about privacy guidelines at FTC

Facebook officials said Wednesday that they would support Internet privacy guidelines created by the Federal Trade Commission that companies would participate in voluntarily, so as not to impede technological advancements on the Web.In a news conference by phone, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Vice President of Communications Elliot Schrage said staff for the company also met with aides for Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) Wednesday to address concerns raised about new features that made user data more broadly available to the general public and to third-party advertisers.
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/posttech/2010/04/facebook_careful_about_privacy.html

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