Federal Trade Commission

» Auto updated continuously

Display limited to 'Federal Trade Commission' in document titles and meta descriptions. Display In Whole Documents or use the calendar above to adjust the date setting.

 2018-01-11 17:44 

The Huffington Post

8 Sections of the Franchise Disclosure Document You Should Never Skim...

The Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) is a lengthy, detailed document required by the Federal Trade Commission for those companies that wish to franchi......

 2018-01-11 17:30 

FOX South Carolina

[ Greenville ]

FTC warns consumers against flood-damaged cars for sale...

The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about flood-damaged cars for sale. ...

 2018-01-11 10:32 

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio telemarketer InfoCision fined for fundraising practices...

A northeastern Ohio telemarketing company that raises funds for politicians, charities and major corporations has settled a complaint filed by the Federal Trade Commission over allegedly "false and misleading" tactics.Akron-based InfoCision Inc., ...

 2018-01-11 04:32 

WKBN

[ Youngstown ]

Infocision fined for misleading telemarketing practices, FTC says...

The Federal Trade Commission says Infocision employees told callers they were not asking for a donation for a charity....

 2018-01-10 19:44 

KTNV-TV

Nevada AG announces charges against revenge porn site...

The State of Nevada, along with the Federal Trade Commission, charged the parties responsible for the revenge pornography website, MyEx.com, with violation of federal and state law. ...

 2018-01-10 18:59 

eWeek

FTC Fines IoT Toy Vendor VTech for Privacy Breach...

NEWS ANALYSIS: After a two-year investigation, the Federal Trade Commission settles privacy violations allegations with toy vendor, imposing a $650,000 fine....

 2018-01-10 16:32 

WZTV

[ Nashville ]

Operators of revenge porn site MyEx.com charged for posting images, charging victims money...

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and state of Nevada have charged two people running running a revenge porn site with violating federal and state laws for posting intimate images of people and their personal information without consent.The complaint fil...

 2018-01-10 13:08 

NJ.com: Star Ledger

Upset over telemarketers? Nobody kvetches more about them than the people of Jersey!...

New Jersey residents have the highest number of Federal Trade Commission telemarketing complaints on a per person basis....

 2018-01-09 23:45 

International Business Times

[ Economy ]

FTC, Nevada Working To Shut Down Revenge Porn Website...

The United States Federal Trade Commission and the state of Nevada are aiming to halt the operation of revenge porn site MyEx.com, a website that encourages people to upload photos and personal information about people without their consent....

 2018-01-09 23:40 

Marketwatch.com

The Federal Trade Commission moves to shut down revenge porn website...

This is meaningful progress in the fight against non-consensual posts, activists say....

 2018-01-09 21:30 

Gizmodo

FTC Goes After Nevada Site Over Revenge Porn, Allegedly Extorting Victims...

The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint against the operators of MyEx.com, a website that encourages people to upload photos and information about their ex. The FTC and the state of Nevada are charging the operators for uploading explicit image...

 2018-01-08 23:31 

The Register

VTech hack fallout: What is a kid's privacy worth? About 22 cents FTC...

Toymaker coughs up $650k after three million youngsters have info swiped The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today agreed to a settlement deal with a children's electronic toymaker it had accused of collecting kids' personal information and then...

 2018-01-08 23:00 

Los Angeles Times

Toy maker VTech to pay $650,000 to settle FTC allegations of children's privacy violations...

VTech Electronics, a maker of electronic toys, has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle charges from the Federal Trade Commission that it collected personal information on hundreds of thousands of children without their parents knowing....

 2018-01-08 22:34 

Sputnik International

Chinese Toy Maker to Pay $650,000 for Violating US Children's Privacy...

The US Federal Trade Commission announced that a Chinese electronic toy manufacturer that a Chinese company violated a US children's privacy law by collecting personal information from children without providing direct notice....

 2018-01-08 22:08 

Wall Street Journal

VTech Agrees to $650,000 Fine Over Collecting Children's Data...

VTech Electronics Ltd. agreed to pay $650,000 to settle U.S. Federal Trade Commission charges it didnt obtain parental consent before collecting personal data from children who used its toys....

 2018-01-08 22:02 

USA Today

[ Business ]

Electronic toymaker VTech reaches $650K FTC settlement over child privacy rule violations...

Federal Trade Commission settlement marks the regulator's first children's privacy and security case involving connected toys...

 2018-01-08 22:00 

Chicago Tribune

Toy-maker VTech to pay $650,000 to settle FTC charges over children's privacy violations...

An electronic toy-maker has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle charges from the Federal Trade Commission that it collected personal information on hundreds of thousands of children without their parents knowing. VTech Electronics, whose North American opera...

 2018-01-08 18:59 

WJW

[ Cleveland ]

Toy maker fined $650K for violating privacy law...

Toy maker VTech has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle charges it violated a law protecting children's privacy. The Federal Trade Commission said Monday that VTech collected personal information from children without getting parental consent and didn...

 2018-01-08 18:07 

Reuters Canada

VTech to settle charges it violated children's privacy: U.S. FTC...

Electronic toymaker VTech has agreed to settle charges that the company violated a U.S. children's privacy law by collecting personal information without providing notice or obtaining parental consent, the Federal Trade Commission said on Monday....

 2018-01-08 18:07 

Reuters

VTech to settle charges it violated children's privacy: U.S. FTC...

Electronic toymaker VTech has agreed to settle charges that the company violated a U.S. children's privacy law by collecting personal information without providing notice or obtaining parental consent, the Federal Trade Commission said on Monday....

 2018-01-04 21:25 

Baltimore Sun

Maryland ranks 9th in U.S. in robocall complaints...

Maryland ranks 9th in the U.S. in the number of robocall complaints filed last year, the Federal Trade Commission said....

 2018-01-04 21:23 

Maryland Daily Record

Marylanders logged 150K robocall complaints in 2017, FTC report shows...

The Federal Trade Commission's Biennial Report to Congress released Thursday showed Marylanders accounted for more than 150,000 robocall complaints in 2017, part of 4.5 million complaints logged nationwide. While the rise in complaints is consistent w...

 2018-01-04 19:21 

WZTV

[ Nashville ]

Deadline looms to file claims for victims who lost money via scams involing Western Union...

The deadline is looming to file a claim if you've been the victim of a scam where thieves took your money via Western Union money transfer.Attorney General Herbert Slatery and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is reminding folks to put in their claim...

 2018-01-03 01:51 

Fox 5 NY

FTC: Robocalls are way up...

Automated so-called robocalls are happening more often these days, according to report by the Federal Trade Commission. Robocalls have spiked about 160 percent, according to the FTC....

 2018-01-02 22:26 

NBC San Diego

Deadline Looming for Scam Victims Tricked Into Wiring Money...

If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of consumers tricked into wiring money via Western Union to thieves, now is your chance to get it back. The Federal Trade Commission says victims have until Feb. 12 to Photo Credit: NBC 5 News...

 2018-01-02 20:36 

The Hill

FTC approves settlement with Lenovo over privacy charges...

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Tuesday approved a settlement with the computer manufacturer Lenovo over charges that it had violated user privacy with software that came preloaded on its computers....

 2018-01-01 20:28 

WZTV

[ Nashville ]

FTC warns consumers with resolutions of weight loss to avoid these products...

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning consumers about buying weight-loss products that sound too good to be true.With 2018 here, those with New Year's resolutions to drop a few pounds could be looking for some help. But the F...

 2018-01-01 20:28 

KUQI

[ FOX Corpus Christi ]

FTC warns consumers with resolutions of weight loss to avoid these products...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) -- The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning consumers about buying weight-loss products that sound too good to be true.With 2018 here, those with New Year's resolutions to drop a few pounds could be looking for some help. ...

 2018-01-01 15:28 

WGME

[ Maine ]

FTC warns consumers with resolutions of weight loss to avoid these products updated...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) -- The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning consumers about buying weight-loss products that sound too good to be true.With 2018 here, those with New Year's resolutions to drop a few pounds could be looking for some help. ...

 2017-12-29 20:54 

International Business Times

[ Economy ]

How To Block Robocalls: Automated Calls Are Rising, Here's How To Stop Them...

If automated telephone calls have been blowing up your phone, you're not alone. Recent data released by the United States Federal Trade Commission revealed the robocall business is booming, with complaints skyrocketing in 2017....

 2017-12-28 22:23 

NBC New York

How to Avoid a Surprise TV or Telephone Bill...

Complaints about telephone and TV services rank among the top ten complaints nationwide, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Lynda Baquero has tips to prevent getting a surprise bill....

 2017-12-27 17:35 

Reuters Canada

PotashCorp, Agrium to divest two facilities to win U.S. merger approval...

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc POT.TO and Agrium Inc AGU.TO have agreed to divest two of Agrium's U.S. production facilities to win merger approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the FTC said on Wednesday....

 2017-12-27 17:35 

Reuters

PotashCorp, Agrium to divest two facilities to win U.S. merger approval...

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc (POT.TO) and Agrium Inc (AGU.TO) have agreed to divest two of Agrium's U.S. production facilities to win merger approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the FTC said on Wednesday....

 2017-12-27 16:51 

CNBC

Before paying with bitcoin, here's what the FTC wants you to know...

It's important to do your homework before you make a transaction using bitcoin, advises the Federal Trade Commission....

 2017-12-27 15:57 

The Tampa Tribune

Florida ranks No. 3 for rate of Do Not Call complaints in 2017...

Florida residents recorded the third-highest rate of complaints in 2017 about abuses with the "Do Not Call" registry 588,021 total, or 2,853 per 100,000 residents, according to recent figures by the Federal Trade Commission. It ranked just behind ...

 2017-12-22 21:50 

San Diego Union Tribune

Apple fined $25,000 per day for failing to provide documents in Qualcomm, FTC antitrust case...

A federal judge has fined Apple $25,000 per day for failure to produce court-ordered documents in the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's antitrust lawsuit against Qualcomm....

 2017-12-22 21:22 

KSL.com Salt Lake City

Utah-based hotel room resellers settle FTC charges that they misled consumers...

Utah-based third-party hotel room resellers have settled Federal Trade Commission charges that they misled customers to believe they were booking directly with hotels....

 2017-12-22 20:33 

Reuters

Becton, Dickinson to divest two product lines for C R Bard buy: FTC...

U.S. medical equipment supplier Becton Dickinson (BDX.N) and C R Bard (BCR.N) have agreed to divest two product lines to satisfy U.S. Federal Trade Commission concerns their proposed $24 billion merger would negatively affect competition....

 2017-12-22 20:33 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Becton, Dickinson to divest two product lines for C R Bard buy: FTC...

U.S. medical equipment supplier Becton Dickinson and C R Bard have agreed to divest two product lines to satisfy U.S. Federal Trade Commission concerns their proposed $24 billion merger would negatively affect competition....

 2017-12-22 19:49 

Reuters

Becton, Dickinson agrees to divest two product lines for C R Bard buy: FTC...

U.S. medical equipment supplier Becton Dickinson and C R Bard have agreed to divest two product lines to settle U.S. Federal Trade Commission charges that Becton, Dickinson's proposed $24 billion acquisition of Bard would negatively impact competition...

 2017-12-21 18:24 

Gizmodo

In Letter, Uber Said Drivers Didn't Make Advertised Earnings Due to Their 'Choices'...

In January, Uber settled claims by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that it misled drivers about how much money they could make on the platform. But in a letter obtained by Gizmodo under the Freedom of Information Act, Uber argued that drivers were fun...

 2017-12-20 14:37 

The Christian Post

The Problem With Obama's Net Neutrality...

Net Neutrality was designed to prevent a problem before there was one. Now, with its repeal, the Federal Trade Commission will be policing violations rather than creating an ever-burdensome regulatory environment....

 2017-12-19 05:00 

Forbes

Federal Court's Embrace Of FTC Data-Breach Settlements As 'Common Law' Treads On Due Process...

According to a recent federal curt decision, businesses victimized by data theft must be aware of the quasi-legal standards arising from a group of Federal Trade Commission data-breach settlements when facing state-law unfair business practices claims....

 2017-12-18 20:01 

WZTV

[ Nashville ]

Tennessee 11th in 'Do Not Call Registry' complaints, Davidson County a top target...

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Tennessee is eleventh in the nation when it comes to the number of 'Do Not Call Registry' complaints.The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released their annual Do Not Call Registry Data Book 2017 and ranked states based on the numb...

 2017-12-18 20:01 

FOX Chattanooga

Tennessee 11th in 'Do Not Call Registry' complaints, Davidson County a top target...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) --Tennessee is eleventh in the nation when it comes to the number of 'Do Not Call Registry' complaints.The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released their annual Do Not Call Registry Data Book 2017 and ranked states based on ...

Page 1 of 1

  • Need an account?  
    or