WASHINGTON – The Federal Trade Commission is prepared to deal with the breach of privacy practices.
Facebook has agreed to create a privacy committee to protect its users' data, as well as to an external assessor who would be able to speak. The social network also wants to appoint a head compliance officer, Mark Zuckerberg, to oversee privacy efforts, one of the people said.
violations. Facebook violated a 2011 privacy consent decree. Last week, Facebook announced that it would be fined up for $ 5 billion by the agency, in a lawsuit against the United States. [Getthe bits newsletter for the latest from Silicon Valley and the technology industry.]
Facebook declined to comment on the FTC did not respond to requests for comment. The settlement details were previously reported by Politico.