The FTC in an administrative complaint charged Epic Marketplace Inc. with violating Section 5(a) of the FTC Act, which bars deceptive acts or practices. The settlement requires the company to cease using the technology, destroy information it gained unlawfully and to make no future misrepresentations. Epic did not admit to wrongdoing in the settlement.
Online Ad Agency to Stop 'Sniffing' People's Pasts in Settling FTC Action
The National Law Journal
December 7, 2012
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