Friday, December 12, 2008

SONY BMG Music enters into consent decree and pays $1M penalty over its gathering of information on children

SONY BMG Music has entered into a consent decree and agreed to pay a $1 million penalty over its unlawful gathering of information about children on its musicians' web sites.

Consent decree in US v. Sony

Source: Network World

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

One is asked to give over so much personal information these days to use ostensibly free services.

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