Federaltradecommission

01.26.17
Trump appoints government regulation critic as FTC chairwoman
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Trump appoints government regulation critic as FTC chairwoman

Maureen Ohlhausen will lead the agency that guards consumer safety and privacy.

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01.06.17
FTC drags D-Link into court for lax router and camera security (Updated)
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FTC drags D-Link into court for lax router and camera security (Updated)

The commission has accused the company of failing to adequately protect its hardware.

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12.08.16
AT&T will finally refund $88 million in unauthorized charges
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AT&T will finally refund $88 million in unauthorized charges

Over 2.7 million mobile customers were hit with $9.99 subscriptions they didn't ask for.

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06.02.16
Why celebrities get away with stealth shilling on Instagram
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Why celebrities get away with stealth shilling on Instagram

The FTC is cracking down on brands, not the famous people promoting their products.

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03.19.16
FTC issues warning to apps covertly monitoring TV broadcasts
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FTC issues warning to apps covertly monitoring TV broadcasts

Advertising company Silverpush's back-end tech is allegedly compiling user data gleaned from ultrasonics.

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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.

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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.

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