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 2018-09-18 04:00 

Columbia Journalism Review

Print magazines get away with ads that Instagrammers can't Sep 18, 2018 By Katie Notopoulos...

Celebrities get lots of free stuff. For big red carpet events like the Emmys, they are given loaner gowns, and the Federal Trade Commission does not demand that each time Ryan Seacrest asks, "Who are you wearing?" he follows up with, "This is ...

 2018-09-17 17:39 

The Birmingham News

430,000 pre-paid debit card users sharing $10 million settlement...

The Federal Trade Commission is mailing more than 430,000 checks totaling some $10 million to people who were denied access to their money when using popular prepaid debit cards....

 2018-09-13 23:49 

Financial Times

US hearings signal increased scrutiny of big tech...

Federal Trade Commission looks into competition issues in the digital economy...

 2018-09-13 20:01 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

FTC warns of disaster relief scams...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- With disaster, comes con-artists, trying to take advantage. The Federal Trade Commission is reminding people to "give wisely. "It says to be alert to avoid charity scammers, who may target potential donors, even if they don'...

 2018-09-13 18:52 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Trump's antitrust enforcer considers shifting up a gear...

The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, which stops mergers it believes wi......

 2018-09-13 17:06 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Trump's antitrust enforcer considers shifting up a gear...

The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, which stops mergers it believes will push up prices, signaled Thursday he was willing to consider tougher enforcement, a move that could affect high profile big tech companies but also energy producers, drug m...

 2018-09-13 16:41 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump's antitrust enforcer considers a gear shift...

The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, which stops mergers it believes will push up prices, signaled on Thursday he was willing to consider ......

 2018-09-13 16:39 

Reuters Canada

Trump's antitrust enforcer considers a gear shift...

The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, which stops mergers it believes will push up prices, signaled on Thursday he was willing to consider tougher enforcement, a move that could affect high profile big tech companies but also energy producers, dru...

 2018-09-13 16:39 

Reuters

Trump's antitrust enforcer considers a gear shift...

The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, which stops mergers it believes will push up prices, signaled Thursday he was willing to consider tougher enforcement, a move that could affect high profile big tech companies but also energy producers, drug m...

 2018-09-13 16:29 

Reuters

Trump's antitrust enforcer considers a gear shift...

The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, which stops mergers it believes will push up prices, signaled on Thursday he was willing to consider tougher enforcement, a move that could affect high profile big tech companies but also energy producers, dru...

 2018-09-13 16:01 

WGME

[ Maine ]

FTC warns of disaster relief scams new...

PORTLAND (WGME) -- With disaster, comes con-artists, trying to take advantage. The Federal Trade Commission is reminding people to...

 2018-09-12 21:29 

Newsday.com

FTC: LI firm sold Chinese hockey pucks as "100% American Made"...

Patriot Puck had imported about 164,000 pounds of hockey pucks from China since January 2016, according to the Federal Trade Commission complaint....

 2018-09-12 19:55 

CNS News

FTC Hearings to Examine Greater Law Enforcement of Social Media Tech Companies...

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will begin holding a series of public hearings on Thursday, September 13, to examine the need for adjustments to competition and consumer protection law, enforcement priorities, and policy due to broad-based changes in n...

 2018-09-12 09:15 

Axios

FTC takes first steps to police Big Tech...

The Federal Trade Commission this week kicks off the first broad examination of competition in the technology industry in more than two decades — a sign that the tech giants could be in for stronger public oversight. Why it matters: The FTC's pu...

 2018-09-11 14:00 

Softpedia

Vizio to Transform its Smart TV Spies into Snitches...

Vizio has reached an agreement with the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) to pay $2.2 million to have all charges dismissed from an action suit started for spying on their Smart TV customers.Moreover, the American consumer electronics manufacturer has been u...

 2018-09-08 15:33 

Domain Investing

What Will the FTC Do With Army.com?...

According to reports on CNET and in AdAge that were published earlier this week it seems that the US government, via its Federal Trade Commission (FTC), could take possession of the valuable Army.com domain name as part of a legal settlement with the comp...

 2018-09-07 20:19 

The Verge

Vizio may soon inform customers when its smart TVs are spying on them...

Vizio is apparently working on some sort of pop-up notification that'll inform users when it's collecting their data. The company was caught collecting users' viewing habits a few years ago and settled with the Federal Trade Commission....

 2018-09-06 19:09 

Gizmodo

Fake Military Recruitment Websites Seized by FTC for Selling Personal Info to For-Profit Schools...

Today, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it seized nine copycat websites set up to look like U.S. military recruitment pages. The websites, including Army.com and Air-Force.com, encouraged potential recruits to hand over their personal contact ...

 2018-09-06 17:26 

The Verge

Google's bad day in Congress came at the worst possible time...

After missing the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, Google could be in for a rough few weeks with the Federal Trade Commission...

 2018-09-06 16:38 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

State officials: 20-somethings are not immune to fraud...

MADISON -- College students never get scammed, right? Wrong. In fact, younger people who reported scams to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in 2017 lost money significantly more often than older consumers....

 2018-09-05 15:41 

Reuters

U.S. court blocks Tronox's acquisition of Cristal's business...

A U.S. judge on Wednesday granted the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) a preliminary injunction blocking chemical maker Tronox's pending acquisition of Saudi Arabian peer Cristal's titanium dioxide business....

 2018-08-31 18:02 

KSL.com Salt Lake City

Spokesman: Orrin Hatch's call for Google investigation 'not related' to Trump tweets...

It's "purely coincidental" that Sen. Orrin Hatch's call for the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Google comes after complaints by President Donald Trump that the search engine is "rigged" against conservatives....

 2018-08-31 11:06 

Business Insider Australia

Google is under siege from conservatives, as a senior Republican demands an inquiry into its market dominance...

Senior Republican Senator Orrin Hatch has written to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), urging the competition body to open a new antitrust investigation into Google....

 2018-08-31 08:08 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Google Under Fire Again on Search as US Senator Calls for FTC Probe...

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on Thursday asked Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons to reexamine Google's conduct in search and digital advertising....

 2018-08-31 03:26 

International Business Times

Republican Senator Asks FTC To Examine Google Ads...

U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, and President Donald Trump vowed to fight what he called political censorship by social media companies.Hatch, the...

 2018-08-31 03:13 

Raw Story

Utah Republican Orrin Hatch asks FTC to examine Google ads...

U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, and President Donald Trump vowed to fight what he called political censorship by social media companies. Hatch, th...

 2018-08-30 23:15 

Tech Times

iBackPack Crowdfunding Campaign Under Investigation: Over $700,000 Raised Down The Drain...

The Federal Trade Commission has started investigating the iBackPack crowdfunding campaign, which raised more than $700,000. Years later, the product has still not shipped, and its official website has been taken down....

 2018-08-30 21:31 

Breitbart.com

Orrin Hatch Urges FTC Chairman to Investigate Google's Anti-Competitive Practices...

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) wrote to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joseph Simmons on Thursday, urging the agency to investigate Google's anti-competitive practices....

 2018-08-30 20:52 

The Daily Caller

Orrin Hatch Asks FTC To Investigate Google For Antitrust Violations...

'Anticompetitive conduct'...

 2018-08-30 20:45 

VOA

Republican US Senator Asks FTC to Examine Google Ads...

U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday added to the growing push in Washington to have the Federal Trade Commission rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google.Hatch, the Republican chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, sent a lette...

 2018-08-30 20:05 

Raw Story

Republican US senator asks FTC to examine Google ads...

U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday added to the growing push in Washington to have the Federal Trade Commission rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google. Hatch, the Republican chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, sent a lett...

 2018-08-30 18:36 

The Verge

Sen. Orrin Hatch is telling the FTC to investigate Google after Trump's 'bias' attacks...

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate potential anti-competitive effects in Google's search and digital advertising practices....

 2018-08-30 17:46 

Reuters

Republican senator asks FTC to examine Google ads...

U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to examine the potential antitrust developments in Google's search and digital advertising....

 2018-08-30 17:46 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Republican senator asks FTC to examine Google ads...

U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to examine the potential antitrust developments in Google's search and digital advertising....

 2018-08-30 17:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Republican US senator asks FTC to examine Google ads...

U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to examine the potential antitrust developments in Google's search and ......

 2018-08-30 17:30 

One America News Network

Republican senator asks FTC to examine Google ads...

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to examine the potential antitrust developments in Google's search and digital advertising. The post Republican senator asks FTC to examine Google ads appeared first ...

 2018-08-30 17:25 

US News & World Report

Republican Senator Asks FTC to Examine Google Ads...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to examine the potential antitrust developments in......

 2018-08-30 17:25 

Reuters Canada

Republican senator asks FTC to examine Google ads...

U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to examine the potential antitrust developments in Google's search and digital advertising....

 2018-08-30 17:23 

Reuters

Republican U.S. senator asks FTC to examine Google ads...

U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to examine the potential antitrust developments in Google's search and digital advertising....

 2018-08-30 17:22 

Washington Examiner

Top GOP senator asks FTC to reopen Google probe after Trump tweets...

Following complaints from President Trump, the top Republican on the Senate Finance Committee is asking the Federal Trade Commission to reopen an investigation into possible anticompetitive practices by Google....

 2018-08-30 17:22 

Washington Examiner

Top GOP senator asks FTC to reopen Google investigation after Trump tweets...

Following complaints from President Trump, the top Republican on the Senate Finance Committee is asking the Federal Trade Commission to reopen an investigation into possible anticompetitive practices by Google....

 2018-08-29 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Huawei asks Federal Trade Commission for help in fighting restrictions...

Huawei is asking the Federal Trade Commission for help as the telecommunications equipment maker fights limits on its access to U.S. markets....

 2018-08-28 19:24 

Help Net Security

How to remove personal data from connected cars...

"Your car is a computer that stores a lot of information about you. When you sell or donate your car, that personal data might be accessible to the next owner if you don't take steps to remove it," the Federal Trade Commission has warned consu...

 2018-08-28 18:20 

VentureBeat

Huawei requests FTC hearing to fight U.S. national security ban...

Banned by the United States and Australian governments with a similar lockout looming in South Korea, embattled Chinese 5G hardware maker Huawei has asked the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) fo......

 2018-08-26 15:40 

Federal News Radio

Bad guys are using your telephone against you...

The Federal Trade Commission's Nat Wood discusses actions taken by the agency to combat robo calls, grandparent scams, identity theft and a host of other frauds targeting consumers....

 2018-08-24 21:30 

Mother Jones

California Lawmakers Demand an Investigation Into Verizon's Slowdown of Firefighters' Data...

Days after California firefighters accused Verizon of slowing down crucial data while they were battling a giant blaze, 13 members of Congress have called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the alleged throttling. In July, the Santa Clara Coun...

 2018-08-24 20:45 

The Verge

Members of Congress demand FTC investigation into Verizon's throttling of firefighters' data connections...

Members of Congress, including Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, want the Federal Trade Commission to determine whether Verizon violated Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act when it throttled firefighters' data connections during the M...

 2018-08-23 04:00 

KIIT

[ North platte ]

Keeping your child's information safe...

The Federal Trade Commission has some tips to keep your child's information safe during back to school season....

 2018-08-22 20:11 

Electronic Frontier Foundation

EFF Tells the FTC Why We Need Better Competition and Consumer Protection Policies for Tech Companies...

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is wondering whether it might be time to change how the U.S. approaches competition and consumer protection. EFF has been thinking the same thing and come to the conclusion that yes, it is . On August 20, we filed six co...

 2018-08-22 19:00 

CoinDesk

FTC Issues Warning on Bitcoin Blackmail Scams...

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning consumers warns about a new type of bitcoin scam aimed at blackmailing men....

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