Latest Federal Trade Commission Stories

2013-07-31 23:17:46

Consumers equipped with the resources available at SharedSorrows.com are empowered to select ethical and cost-effective funeral service providers thereby avoiding heartache and hassles.

2013-07-30 23:04:58

Baby Boomers are perhaps the first generation of Americans to reach their golden years carrying debt, and aggressive debt collectors are increasingly taking advantage of declining health and vulnerabilities

2013-07-22 23:22:13

Some 400 injury claims against Skechers related to its original toning shoe products are moving forward, some settlements have been reached and checks disbursed, announced attorney Robert Jenner,

Stricter COPPA Rules Now In Effect
2013-07-02 06:06:19

Strict updates to the Federal Trade Commission's 1998 Children's Online Privacy Protection Act went into effect on Monday, offering new privacy protections for children under the age of 13 while giving parents better control over the personal information collected from their children.

Consumers Urged To Reclaim Their Name By FTC's Julie Brill
2013-06-27 04:51:00

As the privacy rights of Americans have come under the spotlight in recent weeks, one federal regulator is pushing for a new initiative that would give consumers the ability to reclaim control of their personal data from brokers, Web sites, and other entities.

FTC Warns Google, Other Search Sites To Make Ads More Recognizable
2013-06-26 10:28:55

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a warning to search engine operators Google, Microsoft and others about the way their advertisements are presented in search results.

FTC Looking Into Google’s Acquisition Of Waze
2013-06-23 05:21:55

Google has confirmed that it has been contacted by US regulators regarding its acquisition of social mapping application Waze, suggesting the billion-dollar purchase will be the target of an antitrust investigation.

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