Avast fined $16.5 million by FTC for selling user browsing data to advertisers

The FTC writes in its complaint that since at least 2014 to 2020, Avast collected consumers' browsing information through its antivirus and browser extensions. This data included information about searches and web pages that were visited, revealing the likes of religious beliefs, health concerns, political leanings, location, financial status, visits...Read Entire Article

Avast fined $16.5 million by FTC for selling user browsing data to advertisers

The FTC writes in its complaint that since at least 2014 to 2020, Avast collected consumers' browsing information through its antivirus and browser extensions. This data included information about searches and web pages that were visited, revealing the likes of religious beliefs, health concerns, political leanings, location, financial status, visits...

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