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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.

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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.

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FTC lootbox scrutiny begins this August

The FTC plans to arm itself with tons of info before it investigates lootboxes.

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FTC to investigate lootboxes

The Federal Trade Commission will scrutinize the game industry's billion dollar lootbox market.

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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.

ASUS Settles FTC Charges Involving Insecure Routers and 'Cloud' Services
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ASUS Settles FTC Charges Involving Insecure Routers and 'Cloud' Services

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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.

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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.

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FTC temporarily shuts down PC clean up service scams, seizes assets

Inbound telemarketers were able to scam over $120 million from gullible customers.

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FTC speaking with Apple regarding healthcare privacy of HealthKit

FTC is speaking with Apple regarding Apple Watch health data privacy.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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FTC and Google come to terms in Motorola Mobility case

FTC rules to settle case against Google, says Google must continue licensing essential patents.

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ReportTT: Google facing new antitrust probe over display ads

Google facing new antitrust probe by FTC over display ad business.

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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.

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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.

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FTC ends anti-trust investigation, orders Google to stop excluding competitors from Motorola SEPs

Google settles FTC anti-trust investigation.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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FTC settles with Facebook over privacy complaint

The FTC settles an investigation into Facebook today without a fine like Google received.

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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

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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.

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Google co-founders to face US antitrust regulators for questioning

Larry Page, Sergey Brin, co-founders of Google to face antitrust regulators for questioning.

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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.

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Google in hot water over privacy, may face fines for bypassing Safari settings

Google may face more fines for circumventing Safari privacy settings.

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FTC mods antitrust settlement with Intel

FTC lets Oak Trail ship.

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Apple moves to ban the use of third party compilers and tools

It's Jobs' way or nothing.

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Intel Responds to FTC Suit

Claims FTC is rushing to file.

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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
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US FTC wants to clamp down on Bloggers

Wants bloggers to disclose more info about samples.

Google/Apple relationship under the microscope
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Google/Apple relationship under the microscope

iPhone ties a little much.

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