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FTC Orders Avast To Pay $16.5M For Selling User’s Browsing Data

FTC Orders Avast To Pay .5M For Selling User’s Browsing Data

AV (antivirus) companies normally do not sell user’s browsing data, as it goes against their commitment to user privacy and security. Their business model relies on protecting against cyber threats rather than exploiting user data.  But, recently, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ordered Avast to pay $16.5 million for selling Users’ browsing data. Browsing history … Read more