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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Data Protection Company Settles With FTC; Will Pay $12 Million

Lifelock has settled a deceptive advertising lawsuit with the FTC. The federal agency charged that Lifelock, which claims that it can secure consumers' private data, failed to provide "far less protection" than it promised its clients. The company says it will revise its practices and will pay $12 million to settle claims. Here's more on the settlement. The Chicago Sun-Times reports more here.

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