Privacy group files FTC complaint against AOL

Friday, 18 August 2006, 12:54 AM EST

The World Privacy Forum has filed a U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint against AOL LLC, saying the company violated its own privacy policy by releasing the search records from hundreds of thousands of its members.

The World Privacy Forum, a privacy advocacy group, asked the FTC to investigate AOL's release of search records this year, to fine AOL a "substantial" amount of money and to order AOL to provide free credit counseling to any members who had their personal data exposed in AOL's release of the search records.

At InfoWorld.

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