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FTC Supports POM False Advertising Claims 011713
2013-01-17 13:42:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says that POM Wonderful has made some deceptive advertising claims, portraying its products as having unmerited health benefits. The commission upheld a ruling by an internal FTC judge that POM was using deceptive advertising by claiming its products have been clinically proven to reduce the risk of heart disease and other ailments. Both POM and the FTC have been embroiled in a battle for more...

FTC And Google Reach Antitrust Settlement
2013-01-04 04:31:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on Thursday that it has concluded its 19-month antitrust investigation of Google, finding that the company did not unfairly use its Internet search business and mobile patents to harm rivals. The Commission said it had reached a settlement with the online search giant that requires it to change its business practices in the areas of online search, smartphones, games and tablets....


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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