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 2018-06-22 18:44 

KTNV-TV

Nevada Attorney General, FTC shut down revenge porn website...

A revenge pornography website was ordered to destroy all its images and pay over $2 million to the Federal Trade Commission on June 22....

 2018-06-20 23:20 

Channel NewsAsia

New FTC chair wants to look at market power of big internet companies...

Joseph Simons, the new chairman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), said on Wednesday that the agency would keep a close eye on big tech ......

 2018-06-20 23:05 

One America News Network

New FTC chair wants to look at market power of big internet companies...

- Joseph Simons, the new chairman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), said on Wednesday that the agency would keep a close eye on big tech companies that dominate the internet....

 2018-06-20 23:04 

Wall Street Journal

FTC's New Chief Pledges Vigorous Antitrust Enforcement...

The Federal Trade Commission's new chairman is promising active antitrust enforcement across industries as well as scrutiny of big technology platforms....

 2018-06-20 23:03 

Reuters

[ Business ]

New FTC chair wants to look at market power of big internet companies...

Joseph Simons, the new chairman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), said on Wednesday that the agency would keep a close eye on big tech companies that dominate the internet....

 2018-06-20 21:36 

USA Today

[ Technology ]

FTC hearings on tap to assess current competition laws and consumer protections...

The Federal Trade Commission will conduct a series of hearings beginning in the fall to assess the need for changes in laws involving marketplace competition and consumer protection enforcement law, FTC Chairman Joe Simons said Wednesday....

 2018-06-20 20:54 

MIT Technology Review

The US Federal Trade Commission wants your ideas for how to better police Big Tech...

The regulator's outreach comes as it's facing stiff criticism for being too soft on Google, Facebook, and other tech giants....

 2018-06-20 16:51 

News12.com

[ Westchester ]

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings...

The Federal Trade Commission says it is holding broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years....

 2018-06-20 16:51 

News12.com

[ Hudson Valley ]

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings...

The Federal Trade Commission says it is holding broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years....

 2018-06-20 16:47 

National Post

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings...

WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years. The hearings were announced by the FTC's new chairman, Joseph Simons, a Republ...

 2018-06-20 16:47 

The Daily Mail

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings...

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than......

 2018-06-20 16:45 

Washington Post

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings...

The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years....

 2018-06-20 16:43 

WNCT-TV

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings...

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years. The hearings were announced by the FTC's new chairman, Joseph Simons, a Republi...

 2018-06-20 16:43 

Tulsa World

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years....

 2018-06-20 16:43 

AP

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years....

 2018-06-20 16:43 

WXXA News 10

[ Albany, NY ]

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings...

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years. The hearings were announced by the FTC's new chairman, Joseph Simons, a Republi...

 2018-06-20 16:43 

WTOP

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission says it plans to hold hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn't held in more than 20 years. The hearings were announced by the......

 2018-06-20 16:23 

Axios

FTC will examine tech platforms as part of competition review...

The Federal Trade Commission will examine the questions surrounding powerful tech platforms like Google and Facebook as part of a review of consumer and competition policy issues beginning later this year. Why it matters: Hearings into these issues, annou...

 2018-06-20 00:56 

Reuters

FTC loses appeal in Boehringer 'pay for delay' records fight...

The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday lost an appeal of a ruling that allowed Boehringer Ingelheim to withhold records created by or for its general counsel during the negotiation of a patent settlement it struck with a generic drugmaker....

 2018-06-19 00:08 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

BBB, FTC, police fight scammers targeting small biz...

Better Business Bureau joined the Federal Trade Commission to undergo a study looking into scams that target small businesses. The report: "Scams and Your Small......

 2018-06-18 21:29 

GeekWire

'Get rich with Amazon' schemers to pay up to $102M in settlement with FTC...

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has settled with three people accused of running what it called a scheme promising the "secrets for making money on Amazon" and defrauding people by claiming they were affiliated with the Seattle retail and tech g...

 2018-06-18 16:25 

KWKT

[ FOX Central Texas ]

Attorney General Paxton seeks to stop scams against small businesses...

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the Consumer Protection Division of his office took legal action against three companies as a part of the Federal Trade Commission's law enforcement......

 2018-06-17 17:25 

Gizmodo

FTC Puts Tech Support Scammer Who Stole Millions from Consumers Out of Business...

The Federal Trade Commission reached a settlement this week with a notorious scammer who worked with telemarketers to pose as large technology firms and offer fake tech support services to the elderly....

 2018-06-15 20:30 

Nextgov

FTC Suggests Considering Security Disclosure Rules for Connected-Device Makers...

If the Consumer Product Safety Commission required IoT makers to outline their security protections, the Federal Trade Commission could go after false claims....

 2018-06-15 06:47 

Irish Independent

CRH receives regulatory approval for $3.5bn Ash Grove acquisition...

CRH has received regulatory approval from the US Federal Trade Commission to acquire cement manufacturer Ash Grove....

 2018-06-14 19:37 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Construction company CRH agrees to conditions to acquire Ash Grove...

Construction company CRH Plc agreed to divest facilities in three states in order to win U.S. antitrust approval to buy Ash Grove Cement Co, the Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday....

 2018-06-14 19:37 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Construction company CRH agrees to conditions to acquire Ash Grove...

Construction company CRH Plc agreed to divest facilities in three states in order to win U.S. antitrust approval to buy Ash Grove Cement Co, the Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday....

 2018-06-14 19:18 

Reuters

Construction company CRH agrees to conditions to acquire Ash Grove...

Construction company CRH Plcagreed to divest facilities in three states in order towin U.S. antitrust approval to buy rival Ash Grove Cement Co,the Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday.(Reporting by Diane BartzEditing by Leslie Adler)...

 2018-06-14 17:19 

Deseret News

Your summer could be full of scams. Here are some tips to scam-proof your summer...

The Federal Trade Commission, AAA and others have some advice for you to scam-proof your vacation and boost your summer fun....

 2018-06-12 08:21 

eWeek

Non-JavaScript Cryptojacking Attacks Bring in Over $144M, Report Finds...

NEWS ANALYSIS: Cryptojacking attacks are finding success and have now gained the attention of the U.S Federal Trade Commission (FTC)....

 2018-06-12 08:21 

eWeek

Non-JavaScript Cryptojacking Reaps More Than $144M, Researcher Finds...

NEWS ANALYSIS: Cryptojacking attacks are finding success and have now gained the attention of the U.S Federal Trade Commission (FTC)....

 2018-06-12 00:19 

Fox 10 Phoenix

Goodyear Walgreens employee saves customer from falling victim to phone scammers...

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), thousands of Americans lose money to telephone scammers ever. In the West Valley, one vigilant clerk at a Goodyear Walgreens store is being......

 2018-06-11 18:22 

The Daily Caller

Child Advocacy Group To File Complaint With FTC Over Facebook Privacy Concerns...

A child advocacy group is urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate Facebook for its data-sharing agreements, according to the USA Today....

 2018-06-07 23:00 

Bleeping Computer

You Can File Complaints About Cryptojacking With the FTC...

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is now open to taking complaints from US users about cryptojacking the practice of using JavaScript code to mine cryptocurrencies inside users' browsers without notifying them in advance or requesting permission. ...

 2018-06-07 20:23 

Reuters

There's a big problem for the FTC lurking in 11th Circuit's LabMD data-security ruling...

The obvious takeaway from the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' milestone ruling Wednesday in LabMD v. Federal Trade Commission is that the FTC is probably going to have to tailor the conditions it imposes on companies it has accused of failing to s...

 2018-06-07 01:35 

Washington Times

Federal Trade Commission continues 'Operation Chokepoint' after Trump ordered its termination...

Did you recently request an Uber? Order something on Amazon? Purchase a coffee using a credit card? If the answer to any of those questions is "yes," then you just benefited from payment processors. Payment processors are the underappreciated, cri...

 2018-06-06 03:03 

Markets Insider

Northrop Grumman Gets US Approval To Buy Orbital ATK; Lifts 2018 Outlook...

(RTTNews) - Northrop Grumman Corp.(NOC) said Tuesday that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission or FTC has cleared Northrop Grumman's proposed acquisition of Orbital ATK Inc. The FTC's Bureau of Competition has completed its review of the merger, and ...

 2018-06-06 00:46 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Northrop Grumman wins U.S. antitrust approval to buy Orbital ATK...

U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman won U.S. antitrust approval to buy solid rocket motor supplier Orbital ATK, Inc , with conditions, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday....

 2018-06-05 23:50 

Los Angeles Times

FTC says Northrop Grumman must sell solid rocket motors to all competitors for missile contracts...

The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday that Northrop Grumman Corp. must make its solid rocket motors available to all competitors as part of a proposed settlement regarding a FTC complaint that Northrop's acquisition of Orbital ATK would likely be ...

 2018-06-05 22:17 

Reuters

Northrop Grumman wins U.S. antitrust approval to buy Orbital ATK...

U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman (NOC.N) won U.S. antitrust approval to buy solid rocket motor supplier Orbital ATK, Inc (OA.N), with conditions, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday....

 2018-06-05 21:15 

Gizmodo

FTC Accuses Group of Running Empire That Made Billions of Unwanted Robocalls...

The Federal Trade Commission has strict rules that, in its own words, make "virtually all" telemarketing robocalls illegal. But we've still seen the number of complaints about robocalls explode over the last few years. On Tuesday, the FTC anno...

 2018-06-05 17:53 

Breitbart.com

Former Director: FTC Will Become More Inclined to Impose Penalties on Facebook...

David Vladeck, the former director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), claimed the FTC will be more likely to "impose a significant civil penalty on Facebook," every time new scandals come out....

 2018-06-05 17:14 

The Hill

FTC sues to stop robocalling operation...

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Tuesday sued a pair of companies that the agency says conducted billions of illegal robocalls....

 2018-06-04 17:17 

Newsmax

Rep. Ellison Asks FTC for New Probe into Google...

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn. is calling for the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Google...

 2018-06-01 15:23 

Idaho Statesman

Here are five ways to help protect your identity...

Identity theft affects millions of people each year. You can learn how to make protecting yourself from identity thieves part of your daily routine, according to the Federal Trade Commission. ... Click to Continue...

 2018-06-01 12:41 

Reuters

Brazil's Suzano gets US antitrust clearance to acquire Fibria...

Brazil's pulp and paperproducer Suzano Papel e Celulose SA said the UnitedStates Federal Trade Commission gave the company antitrustclearance to acquire rival Fibria Celulose SA,according to a securities filing on Friday....

 2018-06-01 00:05 

Gizmodo

AT&T Drops Court Challenge That Kept FTC From Policing Net Neutrality...

Four years ago, the Federal Trade Commission accused AT&T of throttling the speeds of unlimited data plans. On Thursday, Reuters reported AT&T finally dropped its legal challenge against that complaint—and more broadly, the FTC's ability to prot...

 2018-05-31 22:22 

The Register

Hello, this is the FTC. You have been selected for a free lawsuit... Robocall pair sued...

Watchdog says fellas made billions of automated calls Amid a broad federal effort to be seen looking busy in the battle against robocalls, the US Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against two men and their respective companies for alleged involveme...

 2018-05-31 21:48 

BGR

AT&T in talks to settle old allegations about 'deceptive' unlimited plans...

AT&T is in talks with the Federal Trade Commission to settle a 2014 complaint that the company offered "deceptive" unlimited data plans to consumers, according to statements made to......

 2018-05-31 19:32 

Reuters

AT&T in talks with FTC to resolve complaint on deceptive data plans...

AT&T Inc (T.N) said on Thursday that it is negotiating with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to resolve a 2014 complaint that claimed the company offered deceptive...

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