Federal Trade Commission Investigating Crypto Firms

Officials looking into allegations of deceptive conduct.  The Federal Trade Commission said they have opened investigations into unspecified cryptocurrency firms over allegations of “possible misconduct.” The commission has received…

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Senators Urge FTC to Address Concert Tour Ticket Scandal

Commission requested to enforce rules after fans complain about Ticketmaster. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Marsha Blackburn, top members of the Senate Commerce Committee’s data security panel, wrote a…

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FTC Sues Google, iHeartMedia for Deceptive Ads

Radio personalities endorse Pixel 4 with false testimonials. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently joined several state attorneys general in filing lawsuits against Google LLC and iHeartMedia, Inc.…

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Senator Issues Warning About TikTok

He says parents should be “very, very concerned.” The Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Mark Warner of Virginia,  has issued a warning about the social media platform…

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FTC Sues Vonage over Junk Fees

Commission submits court order requiring Vonage to refund $100 million. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a court order against Vonage, alleging that they regularly use predatory…

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FTC Announces Plans to Address Unfair Competition

Antitrust law could impact internet technology.  On Thursday, the Federal Trade Commission announced a new policy that will prevent “unfair methods of competition.” According to Chair Lina Khan,…

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FTC Explores Reduction of Junk Fees

Extra, unnecessary charges are common in multiple industries. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) opened public comments this week to inform potential policies against junk fees. Junk fees are…

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FTC Launches Investigation into Uber

Federal jury just recently convicted a former company executive. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched a formal investigation into Uber after many customers complained that they are…

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FTC Advisory Group Seeks to Prevent Scams Against Older Adults

Representatives from government agencies and the private sector to collaborate. The Federal Trade Commission, along with representatives from 13 federal and state government agencies, will hold its first…

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Anti-Abortion Disinformation Act Introduced in Congress

Senator Warren wants crisis pregnancy centers regulated by Federal Trade Commission.  Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has joined with Representatives Carolyn Mahoney of New York and Suzanne Bonamici…

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