By BLAKE McKINNEY, MD There has been at least one report that the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) is looking into anti-competitive practices based on the Texas Medical Board’s telemedicine regulations. As a telemedicine company operating in Texas, we maintain that the rules put in place by the Texas Medical Board are by no means insurmountable
THE PAST IS PROLOGUE: Ted Cruz was once a director at the Federal Trade Commission. He had a remarkable record of convincing Democrats to vote for conservative principles.
Cruz was once a director at the Federal Trade Commission. He had a remarkable record of convincing Democrats to vote for conservative principles.
I cheered the news that the Federal Trade Commission was suing Roca Labs, the sleazy "weight-loss" company that sold people industrial food thickeners as "non-surgical gastric bypasses" and made them sign contracts promising not to post...Show More Summary
It’s time for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to step in and give the lowly password some backup in high risk contexts by requiring a second factor for authentication. The post Don’t Kill the Password. Change the Password appeared first on WIRED.
If you've ever left a negative review of a company online, you might be pleased to hear that federal regulators have your back. In a lawsuit filed Monday, the Federal Trade Commission accused a Florida-based firm not only of selling weight-loss...Show More Summary
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has opened a preliminary investigation into whether Google Inc uses its Android operating system to dominate competitors as more consumers go mobile, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. The Android mobile platform is a key element...
Like European authorities, the US Federal Trade Commission has begun looking into how Google treats mobile apps that compete with its own, Bloomberg says.
The Federal Trade Commission is conducting an antitrust inquiry into Google's Android practices, Bloomberg reports. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has begun an antitrust inquiry into the way Google bundles apps on smartphones running its Android mobile operating system, Bloomberg reported on Friday. Show More Summary
The Federal Trade Commission has met with technology companies who say Google gives priority to its own services on Android, according to a published report.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether Google Inc is using its Android mobile operating system to stifle competition, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. The Android mobile platform is aShow More Summary
Google's Android division may be the target of an anti-trust investigation by the US government. A new report claims that the Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department are looking into claims that Google has illegally kept competitors from offering services on Android in favor of its own.
Google is facing its second antitrust challenge in the United States. Bloomberg has reported that the Federal Trade Commission will lead the investigation to determine whether Google hurt competition by limiting competitor’s access to...Show More Summary
It looks like Google isn’t out of the antitrust hot water just yet. Bloomberg’s sources claim that the Federal Trade Commission is in the early stages of an antitrust investigation into Google’s business practices with Android, its popular mobile operating system. Show More Summary
Google may be facing an investigation into its business practices concerning the Android operating system, reports Bloomberg. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice have agreed to explore potential anticompetitive behavior on Google's part. Show More Summary
In January of last year, Adam Goldenberg reached one of the largest-ever deceptive advertising settlements with the Federal Trade Commission, with one of his companies agreeing to pay more than $26 million in penalties for peddling a miracle weight-loss powder. Show More Summary
“Can The FTC Sue You For Lax CyberSecurity? (Spoilers: Yes)” [Keith Lee/Above the Law, earlier on epic OPM hack] Tags: do as we say, Federal Trade Commission, privacy, technology At least if you’re not the feds’ own Office of Personnel Management is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, the founder of $19 billion Pershing Square Capital, has just put out a 29-slide presentation comparing Herbalife to Vemma Nutrition Company. In late August, the Federal Trade Commission had a federal court halt and freeze Arizona-based Vemma's assets for allegedly operating as an illegal pyramid scheme. Show More Summary
It's now a billion-dollar industry marketing directly to consumers.
Machinima paid YouTubers tens of thousands of dollars to promote the Xbox One launch positively without declaring their work was the result of an advertising deal. The US Federal Trade Commission has found that Machinima paid a group of YouTubers tens of thousands of dollars to promote the launch of Microsoft’s Xbox One without declaring […]