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2014-07-02 04:58:50

On Tuesday the Federal Trade Commission accused wireless carrier T-Mobile of making hundreds of millions of dollars by charging its customers for bogus service, such as "premium" SMS subscriptions that were never authorized.

2014-07-01 16:32:30

T-Mobile Was Aware For Years that Charges Were Not Authorized by its Customers WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a complaint filed today, the Federal Trade Commission

2014-06-30 16:24:25

NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- L'Oreal USA and the Federal Trade Commission have reached an agreement that will end an inquiry regarding certain advertising claims that were discontinued

2014-06-12 16:28:52

ATLANTA, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Future Tense Secure Systems (FTC), today announced that it has acquired an equity stake in QiKfunder.com. Photo -

2014-05-27 12:36:39

Agency Report Shows Data Brokers Collect and Store Billions of Data Elements Covering Nearly Every U.S.

FCC Fines Sprint For Do Not Call Infractions
2014-05-20 09:51:39

Those people who hate to open their phone bill every month probably felt some karmic justice on Monday when Sprint agreed to pay $7.5 million to resolve a FCC Enforcement Bureau investigation of the mobile wireless company's failure to respect the "Do Not Call" list.

Snapchat Reaches Settlement With FTC Over User Agreement Woes
2014-05-09 15:01:25

Snapchat has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission after a federal complaint alleged that the popular photo messaging service made false promises that photos were being deleted in a timely manner.

2014-04-17 16:25:41

ARMONK, N.Y. and MINNEAPOLIS, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visant Corporation and Jostens, Inc.

WhatsApp Purchase By Facebook Gets Go Ahead From The FTC
2014-04-11 11:13:08

The Federal Trade Commission has given its approval for Facebook to acquire WhatsApp for $19 billion. The regulator granted authorization with a warning that the FTC will be watching for privacy violations.


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