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12.21.15
Oracle settles charges that it misled you on Java security
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Oracle settles charges that it misled you on Java security

Oracle has to not only notify you about its security risks, but help you uninstall vulnerable Java copies.

By J. Fingas,   12.21.15
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12.18.15
LifeLock forced to pay $100 million FTC fine
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LifeLock forced to pay $100 million FTC fine

Company charges $10 a month to protect your data, but FTC says it doesn't do that at all.

By D. Cooper,   12.18.15
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12.04.15
Meet the FTC's new chief technologist
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Meet the FTC's new chief technologist

CMU researcher Lorrie Cranor has aimed to make privacy and security easier for consumers to grasp.

By S. Dent,   12.04.15
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10.09.15
Kanye West hates in-app purchases on kids games
10.09.15

Kanye West hates in-app purchases on kids games

Looks like North went on an in-app purchasing spree on Kanye's iPad

By R. Lawler,   10.09.15
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09.25.15
US will probe Google for anti-competitive Android behavior
09.25.15

US will probe Google for anti-competitive Android behavior

The investigation reportedly came at the behest of Google's rivals, but may not result in any charges.

By S. Dent,   09.25.15
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09.02.15
Machinima settles FTC charges over paid Xbox One 'reviews'
09.02.15

Machinima settles FTC charges over paid Xbox One 'reviews'

Machinima has reached a settlement with the FTC that will force to disclose when 'influencers' are paid to promote a product.

By J. Fingas,   09.02.15
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08.17.15
FTC names its $25,000 counter-robocall contest winner
08.17.15

FTC names its $25,000 counter-robocall contest winner

The winning mobile app works a lot like your email's spam box.

By A. Tarantola,   08.17.15
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06.11.15
FTC starts cracking down on crowdfunding fraud
06.11.15

FTC starts cracking down on crowdfunding fraud

Hang around the crowdfunding scene long enough and you'll hear tales of campaigns that were too go...

By J. Fingas,   06.11.15
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05.12.15
FTC airs support for Tesla's direct-to-consumer sales
05.12.15

FTC airs support for Tesla's direct-to-consumer sales

The FTC did what it could to convince New Jersey and Missouri to repeal their ban against Tesla's...

By M. Moon,   05.12.15
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