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FTC Sues Volkswagen for Deceiving American Consumers

FTC Sues Volkswagen for Deceiving American Consumers

The Federal trade Commission claims VW deceived costumers with false claims about their diesel vehicles....

Mar 30 2016, 7:05am 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

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

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

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

FTC looks into Google DoubleClick Deal

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has opened a preliminary antitrust investigation into Google’s $3.1 billion purchase of Doub...

May 29 2007, 2:00am CDT