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The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

The End of the FCC's Net Neutrality Rules, at Least For Now

As most commentators, myself included, predicted last fall, a federal appellate court has vacated the FCC’s controversial 2010...

Jan 24 2014, 8:10am CST

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the many things that happened around Apple this week. China Mobile starts selling iPho...

Jan 18 2014, 8:16pm 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 Refund of $32.5 Million for Unauthorized Kids' App Purchases

Apple to Refund $32.5 Million for Unauthorized App Purchases by Kids

Apple has been forced to cough up some cash due to negligence on its part. A refund of $32.5 million will be made to customers...

Jan 16 2014, 2:00am 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

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

Google's Acquisition Of Nest And Your Privacy

When Matt Rogers, co-founder of connected home devices maker Nest, tweeted a picture of himself with Larry Page after the compa...

Jan 13 2014, 8:41pm CST

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013

A look back at the Internet law highlights of 2013: #10: Copyright Defendants Get High-Stakes Wins. 2013 saw several copyright...

Jan 9 2014, 11:46am CST

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

It’s only two hours between Sacramento, California’s state capitol, and the Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital, but...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013

Forget “twerking” and “selfies.” Dictionary.com dubbed “privacy” the word of the year in 2013. Here at The Not-So Private Parts...

Dec 23 2013, 8:26am 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