FTC Takes Action Against Gig Work Company About Pay

The agency’s proposed settlement would require Arise Virtual Solutions to pay for consumer refunds. The Federal Trade Commissioner has proposed a settlement with Arise Virtual Solutions that would…

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FTC Reports Increase in Government Impersonation Scams

Consumer losses nearly double in 2023, prompting federal agencies to raise awareness and combat deceptive tactics The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released data showing an increase in…

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FTC Rule Bans Noncompetes Nationwide

Chair Khan says that the agreements keep wages low and suppress new ideas. The Federal Trade Commission recently announced a final rule that bans noncompetes nationwide. The commission…

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FTC Proposes Ban on Individual AI Impersonation as Fraud Concerns Rise

The agency is also looking to strengthen its enforcement against scammers. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has requested public feedback on a proposed rule that would prohibit individual…

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FTC Launches Inquiry into Tech Companies’ AI Investments

The commission examines the impact on competition and innovation. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued orders to Alphabet, Amazon, Anthropic, Microsoft, and OpenAI, requiring them to provide information…

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FTC Proposes Stronger Protections on Children’s Privacy

The rule would require targeted advertising to be off by default. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed modifications to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA Rule),…

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FTC Approves Resolution on AI Product Oversight

The resolution corresponds with the president’s executive order on the development and use of artificial intelligence. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently approved an omnibus resolution that authorizes…

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FTC Names New Competition Bureau Director

 Henry Liu brings strong antitrust experience to the agency. This week the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Henry Liu as the new director of the Bureau of Competition.…

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Cryptocurrency Company Settles with FTC

Celsius Network used customer funds for operational purposes and high-risk investments. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reached a settlement with cryptocurrency platform Celsius Network, which permanently bans…

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FTC Takes Action Against Amazon

The complaint cites deceptive Prime enrollment and difficult cancellation policies. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken legal action against Amazon, Inc. for engaging in fraudulent practices related…

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