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2014-07-10 12:28:39

No Password or Other Indication of Parental Consent Was Required for Charges in Kids' Apps; Internal E-mail Referred to Situation as "House on Fire" WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

Apple Coaxes FTC Into Probing Google Play Store Purchases
2014-07-10 10:34:34

Apple alerts FTC to Google Play Store purchases after the iPhone maker pays a $32.5 million fine for similar unauthorized activities.

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2014-07-03 04:58:57

On Wednesday the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon.com is apparently standing its ground and could look to take on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over a request that the ecommerce retailer tighten its policies for purchases made by children when using mobile applications.

t-mobile
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.


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  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
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