The agency recommends a set of best practices, but critics fear the FTC will enforce them as regulations
Users and websites will be able to manage what data is sent to other websites.
There are several tools that can block third-party advertising companies from zeroing in on your Web browsing.
An advertising company uses the unique identifier headers added by Verizon to Web traffic to recreate tracking cookies deleted by users
The White House will push Congress to pass new laws addressing data privacy and ID theft, the president says.
Web links to once-public Instagram images lived on, even when you made your account private.
Think you're safe from sneaky advertising companies tracking you when you're in private or incognito mode? You might not be.
Next time you strap on a GoPro or other wearable camera, keep in mind that your movement pattern could be identified like a fingerprint.
U.S. companies should recognize that criminal investigations are different from surveillance, a DOJ official says
Blackphone is getting into the app business to expand its privacy-focused phone's functionality.