Federal Trade Commission


Senator Franken Urges Investigation of Apple Music

Senator Franken Urges Investigation of Apple Music

The US senator asked the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission to probe into Apple policies in light of antitr...

Jul 23 2015, 5:53am CDT

FTC investigating Apple's business practices

FTC investigating Apple's business practices

Apple’s business practices might put other competitors at a disadvantage....

May 6 2015, 5:17am CDT

Youtube Kids faces Possible FTC Investigation

Youtube Kids faces Possible FTC Investigation

Prominent Consumer and Child advocacy groups file today a complaint to ask the FTC to investigate the new Youtube Kids app for...

Apr 7 2015, 1:18am CDT

FTC sues AT&T for curtailing Unlimited Data

FTC sues AT&T for curtailing Unlimited Data

FTC has brought a lawsuit against AT&T for what it considers is its curtailing of unlimited data....

Oct 29 2014, 1:42am CDT

Data breach exposes 4.5 million patients information to Chinese hackers

Data breach exposes 4.5 million patients information to Chinese hackers

It turns out that 4.5 million Community Health Services patients personal data was exposed to Chinese hackers....

Aug 18 2014, 9:41pm CDT

FTC says Snapchat deceived Customers

FTC says Snapchat deceived Customers

NEW YORK (AP) — Snapchat has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission over charges that it deceived customers about t...

May 9 2014, 2:28am CDT

FTC speaks against ban on direct selling of Tesla

FTC speaks against ban on direct selling of Tesla

The regulatory body believes that normal competitive process should decide whether one sales model is more efficient than anoth...

Apr 25 2014, 8:25am CDT

Identity theft tops the FTC's fraud complaint list again

Identity theft tops the FTC's fraud complaint list again

FTC: Identity theft remains to be the most common consumer complaint in the U.S....

Mar 4 2014, 11:21pm CST

I4U news

Apple agrees to refund $32.5M for kids' purchases

Apple to refund $32.5M to parents who say they unwittingly OK'd purchases during kids' games WASHINGTON (AP) — Pl...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

Apple agrees to refund app store purchases totaling $32.5 million

Apple agrees to refund app store purchases totaling $32.5 million

Instead of fighting what could be a long and tiresome legal battle against the Federal Trade Commission, Apple raised the white...

Jan 15 2014, 9:20pm CST

Apple Has To Pay $32.5 M To Parents Whose Kids Accidentally Bought Things On the App Store

Apple Has To Pay $32.5 M To Parents Whose Kids Accidentally Bought Things On the App Store

If your little ones have been breaking the bank over gems in Hay Day without your permission, you’re entitled to a refund, acco...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

I4U news

Apple will refund at least $32.5M in app case

Apple will refund at least $32.5M in case about kids' purchases on apps without permission WASHINGTON (AP) — Appl...

Jan 15 2014, 1:51pm CST

Apple And FTC Reach Agreement About Children's App Purchases

Apple And FTC Reach Agreement About Children's App Purchases

The Federal Trade Commission announced that it has entered into a consent decree with Apple regarding alleged charges that Appl...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

Samsung Fined in Taiwan $340,000 for Astroturfing

Samsung Fined $340,000 for Astroturfing by Taiwanese FTC

Samsung was fined a hefty amount of 10 million yuan by the Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission regarding its astroturfing activitie...

Oct 24 2013, 9:49am CDT

FTC Updates Ad Disclosure Guidelines and Warns Search Engines

FTC Updates Ad Disclosure Guidelines and Warns Search Engines

FTC updates its ad disclosure guidelines and warns search engines to distinguish ads from results. This is to better serve Net...

Jun 26 2013, 3:59am CDT

FTC probes Google's acquisition of Waze

FTC probes Google's acquisition of Waze

Now that Google has bought turn-by-turn GPS application, Waze, it is now time for the critics, a.k.a. the Federal Trade Commisi...

Jun 23 2013, 10:12pm CDT

Google Faces Another Antitrust Probe by FTC Over Display Ads

Google Faces Another Antitrust Probe by FTC Over Display Ads

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is about to launch an anti-trust investigation into Google’s methodology of making sale...

May 24 2013, 3:59am CDT

Senator Wants Android, iPhone FTC Probe

Concerns over shared pictures, contacts...

Mar 5 2012, 2:05pm CST

Will the FTC Shut Down ALL 'Fake News' Ads?

Will the FTC Shut Down ALL 'Fake News' Ads?

So far they're just going after the Acai Berry people....

Apr 19 2011, 5:00pm CDT

Consumer Watchdog Asks FTC to Investigate Google WiFi Capture

Google admitted recently that it had been gathering some packet data using its Street View cars as they drove around taking pic...

May 18 2010, 11:00am CDT

FTC Bans Automated Marketing Calls...Sort Of

FTC Bans Automated Marketing Calls...Sort Of

It's 8:00 PM. I'm finally done with all of my work for the day. I'm exhausted, but I have just enough time left before bed to g...

Aug 28 2009, 11:02am CDT

FTC Still Has An Eye On Google

FTC Still Has An Eye On Google

As it turns out, Eric Schmidt's resignation from the Apple board yesterday wasn't enough to please the FTC. According to Reuter...

Aug 4 2009, 8:00am CDT

FTC Investigates Apple and Google.

FTC Investigates Apple and Google.

The Federal Trade Commission announced today that they are currently looking at the boards of both Apple and Google to determin...

May 5 2009, 10:00am CDT

Gigabyte to publicly apologize to Asus

As reported on Monday, Asus took Gigabyte to the Taiwanese FTC and Court over Motherboard Dispute. Digitimes reports now that G...

May 30 2008, 11:00am CDT

Asus takes Gigabyte to Tawainese FTC and Court over Motherboard Dispute

Asus published an announcement last week about Gigabyte having made false accusations against ASUS motherboards' EPU features a...

May 26 2008, 1:00am CDT