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We found 40 items for the tag: FTC
Watch out for this 'large scale' coronavirus unemployment fraud scam
The Federal Trade Commission has warned the public over this fraud scam that is going around.
FTC fines AT&T $60 million, customers entitled to 'partial refunds'
The Federal Trade Commission have slapped a $60 million dollar fine on AT&T.
FTC lootbox scrutiny begins this August
The FTC plans to arm itself with tons of info before it investigates lootboxes.
FTC to investigate lootboxes
The Federal Trade Commission will scrutinize the game industry's billion dollar lootbox market.
FTC: don't worry about 'warranty-void-if-removed' stickers
You can fix it: those warranty-void-if-removed stickers hold NO POWER according to the FTC.
FTC creates a new office to analyze Internet of Things
The FTC wants to closely study the Internet of Things (IoT), and that even means tasking a new office with tracking connectivity.
FTC rules that unlimited data plans cannot be throttled
The FTC has ruled that providers cannot throttle unlimited data plans, and levied a hefty $40 million fine on TracFone for the practice.
FTC temporarily shuts down PC clean up service scams, seizes assets
Inbound telemarketers were able to scam over $120 million from gullible customers.
FTC speaking with Apple regarding healthcare privacy of HealthKit
FTC is speaking with Apple regarding Apple Watch health data privacy.
FTC shuts down Butterfly Labs, a supposed bitcoin mining company
The FTC isn't impressed with Butterfly Labs for scamming customers thinking they were able to mine for bitcoins.
FTC says Amazon let kids make unauthorized in-app purchases
Amazon makes it too easy for kids to make unauthorized purchases according to FTC complaint filed in US court.
Amazon resists FTC proposals on kids' in-app purchases
After receiving thousands of complaints from parents and customers, the FTC says Amazon should be clearer about in-app purchases.
FTC says T-Mobile knowingly hit subscribers with bogus charges
The FTC accused wireless carrier T-Mobile with knowingly charging subscribers with added third-party SMS billing.
Snapchat settles FTC charges regarding deceptive privacy practices
Snapchat and the FTC agree to settle a case in which the popular messaging app was caught doing bad things with user personal data.
FTC says that ban on direct sales of Tesla vehicles is bad policy
The Federal Trade Commission has spoken up and said that the banning of direct sales of Tesla vehicles is a bad thing for everyone.
Privacy groups asks FTC to block WhatsApp acquisition by Facebook
Though Facebook assured that it will honour WhatsApp's privacy, two privacy groups and even WhatsApp users are not comfortable with the acquisition.
FTC: Identity theft was top consumer complaint in 2013
The FTC found that identity theft was the most common consumer complaint in 2013, and that likely will be at the top of the list this year as well.
Taiwan FTC hits Samsung with $340,000 fine for HTC smearing campaign
Samsung fines $340,000 over hiring writers to post negative reviews of HTC products while writing positive reviews of its own.
FTC and Google come to terms in Motorola Mobility case
FTC rules to settle case against Google, says Google must continue licensing essential patents.
ReportTT: Google facing new antitrust probe over display ads
Google facing new antitrust probe by FTC over display ad business.
Tech giants descend on Washington to talk patent trolls with the FTC and DoJ
Google, BlackBerry, EarthLink and Red Hat team up to combat patent trolls the legal way.
During FTC investigation, Google donated $25,000 to group throwing party for FTC's chairman
Google donated $25,000 to a group throwing a party honoring the FTC Chairman's work for kids.
FTC ends anti-trust investigation, orders Google to stop excluding competitors from Motorola SEPs
Google settles FTC anti-trust investigation.
Study suggests that the FTC would see strong support for revised laws to protect children online
Study suggests that adults are against tracking and other privacy invasions of children online.
ReportTT: US and European antitrust officials to meet in Europe next week
ReportTT: Sources say head of the FTC and EU competition chief to meet next week in Europe over Goog.
FTC slaps a $160M fine onto Scareware creators who scared users into buying fake anti-virus software
FTC slaps a fine onto scareware peddlers who scare users into spending money on fake antivirus.
Be wary: One in 10 social-media reviews will be paid for by 2014
One in 10 social media reviews will be a paid-for fake by the year 2014 a new study suggests.
FTC settles with Facebook over privacy complaint
The FTC settles an investigation into Facebook today without a fine like Google received.
Google gets fined $22.5m by FTC over Safari tracking
Google gets fined $22.5 million by the Federal Trade Commission over the Safari tracking incident
FTC allows Google to settle with Apple over Safari for $22.5 million
Google settings with Apple over Safari privacy settings for a cool $22.5 million.
Google co-founders to face US antitrust regulators for questioning
Larry Page, Sergey Brin, co-founders of Google to face antitrust regulators for questioning.
Twitter adds Do Not Track privacy feature
Twitter enables Firefox's Do Not Track feature to allow users to opt-out of tracking by Twitter.
Google in hot water over privacy, may face fines for bypassing Safari settings
Google may face more fines for circumventing Safari privacy settings.
FTC mods antitrust settlement with Intel
FTC lets Oak Trail ship.
Apple moves to ban the use of third party compilers and tools
It's Jobs' way or nothing.
Intel Responds to FTC Suit
Claims FTC is rushing to file.
US FTC sues Intel for Anti-Competitive Practices
They want their share of the Intel Pie too.
US FTC wants to clamp down on Bloggers
Wants bloggers to disclose more info about samples.
Google/Apple relationship under the microscope
iPhone ties a little much.