US lawmakers ask FTC to investigate Facebook over privacy concerns

[JURIST] US Congressmen Edward Markey (D-MA) and Joe Barton (R-TX), co-chairs of the Congressional Privacy Caucus, sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) [official websites] on Wednesday asking the FTC to investigate allegations that Facebook [website] is tracking users’ activities even after they have logged out of the website [text, PDF]. Australian blogger Nik Cubrilovic [official website] broke the initial news [blog post] of Facebook tracking users and has since posted an update [blog post] stating that Facebook…

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