FTC Enforces Order Against False “Made in USA” Claims

Motorcross and ATV parts maker misled customers regarding the origins of products. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued its final ruling against Cycra, a manufacturer of motocross…

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Foundation Files to Stop FTC Investigation into Funding Use

The organization claims the federal agency has no jurisdiction over nonprofits. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been investigating the Childhood Leukemia Foundation (CLF) regarding its use of…

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Mastercard Ordered to Stop Blocking Competition

FTC finalizes consent ordering for illegal business tactics, restricting debit payment transactions. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has finalized a consent order that addresses Mastercard’s illegal tactics which…

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FTC Orders Tech Provider to Stop Gathering Student Data

Edmodo found to be violating protections to children’s information. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ordered education technology provider Edmodo to halt the collection of unnecessary personal data…

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Legislation Would Reform Federal Trade Commission 

Bill would require commissioners to be bipartisan. The Fair and Balanced FTC Act, a bill that would reform the Federal Trade Commission, has been introduced by Representative Scott…

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FTC Proposes Changes to Protect Health Data

Agency opens public comments for updates to Health Breach Notification Rule. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) seeks feedback on proposed changes to the Health Breach Notification Rule (HBNR),…

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FTC Files Suit Against XCast Labs for Illegal Robocall Network

Orchestrated telemarketing campaigns even impersonate government entities. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), supported by the Department of Justice, has filed a lawsuit to stop the operations of XCast…

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Judge Dismisses FTC Case Against Kochava, Inc

The court grants the FTC the opportunity to refile. Judge Lynn Winmill dismissed the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) lawsuit against Kochava, Inc., a data broker that makes money…

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FTC Stops Student Loan Debt Relief Schemes

Debt relief scams conned student borrowers out of millions. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has stopped two companies falsely claiming affiliation with the Department of Education and deceiving…

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FTC Claims Meta Violated Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

Facebook’s Messenger Kids app fails approved contact promise. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed new restrictions to prevent Meta from circulating data from minors, alleging that the company’s…

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