Germany bans children’s smartwatches over privacy concerns
Its telecommunications regulator called them ‘unauthorized transmitting systems.’
FCC adopts new rules aimed at stopping robocalls
They explicitly target those that spoof caller ID information.
Instagram opens its paid post tools to more 'influencers'
It makes sponsored content more obvious.
FTC loosens guidelines to let kids use voice commands
"Alexa, we won't take legal action."
Equifax data breach is also being investigated by UK officials
It could lose the ability to conduct credit checks in the country.
Fitness app company settles with FTC for nearly $1 million
The FTC claims that the app charged customers who canceled or met goals.
FTC warns influencers about relying on Instagram's ad marker
Its employees think the built-in notification doesn't go far enough.
Equifax stock sales prompt DOJ investigation for insider trading
Three officials sold $1.8 million in shares after the company learned of the security breach.
The FTC is investigating Equifax's data breach
The watchdog rarely comments on in-progress cases, but made an exception here.