FTC Fines Avast Limited for Collection and Sale of Consumer Browsing Data

​​​​​​​Avast Limited, a United Kingdom-based company that marketed its browser extensions and antivirus software to protect consumer privacy did just the opposite—storing consumer browsing data indefinitely and selling it without consent to third parties. On February 22, 2024, the FTC fined Avast $16.5 million for a data collection and sale scheme in which Avast and its subsidiaries were engaged from 2014 through 2020….
By: Bilzin Sumberg
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