In light of Uber’s recent data breach, the ride-hailer is being investigated by regulators in the U.K., Australia, the Philippines, and New York. Now, Federal Trade Commission is joining that list, reports TechCrunch. The FTC responded...Show More Summary
Dozens, if not hundreds, of cautionary tales have been removed from TripAdvisor for vague reasons, and new reports reveal the company is under scrutiny from the Federal Trade Commission. An investigation into the deleted reviews reveals that many of them concerned assaults, rapes, or other kinds of bad behavior on the grounds of establishments. Show More Summary
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal on Wednesday urged the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Uber Technologies Inc’s [UBER.UL] decision to pay off hackers behind a massive data breach without warning customers or drivers, which he called “inexplicable.” “I urge (the)...
A federal regulator announced an investigation into Apple on Tuesday over claims that elements of the tech giant's products violate another company's patents, Reuters reported. The U.S. International Trade Commission launched the probe...Show More Summary
A hearing is underway on a move by the Federal Trade Commission and the North Dakota Attorney General's Office to block the proposed merger of Dakotas-based Sanford Health and Bismarck's … Click to Continue »
The announcement puts an end to months of speculation about the Federal Trade Commission's future.
The White House said Thursday that President Trump intends to nominate Joseph Simons, a longtime expert in competition law, to head the Federal Trade Commission, America's top privacy and consumer protection agency. The announcement ends months of speculation over who might lead the FTC and its efforts to regulate perceived monopolies and unfair business practices, […]
President Trump intends to nominate Joseph Simons, a longtime expert in competition law, to head the Federal Trade Commission, America's top privacy and consumer protection agency, the White House said Thursday. The announcement ends months of speculation over who might lead the FTC and its efforts...
Trump has landed on his pick to lead the Federal Trade Commission: Joe Simons, an antitrust lawyer who formerly represented Microsoft, as the White House announced Thursday. The FTC is the independent government agency tasked with reviewing mergers, scoping out anti-competitive behavior, and protecting consumer privacy and security. Show More Summary
Do you know the difference between an #ad, #sponsored content and a brand #partnership? As more brands turn to influencers to crank out social media posts, the Federal Trade Commission updated its endorsement guidelines last month, giving more clarity into what specific language creators can and cannot use when working with brands to create or...
A Teen Mom is in hot water with the feds! After reviewing Instagram posts by Chelsea Houska, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently sent a warning letter for not conspicuously disclosing her relationship to brands when promoting products through the MTV star’s social media accounts. Chelsea’s, 26, letter questioned a post of her son — […]
The wedge shaped Federal Trade Commission building in the Federal Triangle is flanked by a pair of iconic Art Deco figures, the only equestrian statues in Washington to feature uncooperative steeds. The similar but not identical pair...Show More Summary
Farrah Abraham and Chelsea Houska‘s Instagram posts are getting them into trouble! RadarOnline.com can reveal exclusive details on the warning letters the Federal Trade Commission sent the Teen Mom stars for their undisclosed sponsored posts. In the letter sent to Houska, 25, on September 6, the Instagram post in question is a video of her Read More
The recent Equifax data breach has prompted a congressional review of the company’s security practices. This follows the announcement that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is also investigating the company. What, at first, appeared...Show More Summary
Thanks to intense public outcry in the US, the Federal Trade Commission has confirmed that it is investigating Equifax's vast array of screw-ups surrounding the security breach that compromised the personal data of an estimated 143 million Americans. More »
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has launched an investigation into the hack of consumer credit reporting agency Equifax Inc. as an expert has predicted that the company itself may not survive the fall out. The investigation, confirmed...Show More Summary
(Reuters) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday it was investigating Equifax Inc’s massive data breach, a rare public confirmation, as a top Democrat suggested the credit-monitoring company’s corporate leaders might need to resign. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer also compared Equifax to Enron, a U.S. energy company that was consumed in scandal […]
By Dustin Volz and Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday it was investigating Equifax Inc's massive data breach, and a top Democrat suggested the credit-monitoring company's corporate leaders might need to resign. Show More Summary
The Federal Trade Commission has become the latest authority to announce an investigation into the massive security breach at credit agency Equifax.
The Federal Trade Commission has opened a probe into Equifax’s historic data hack, where hackers stole the sensitive personal information of about 143 million people. Jose Sepulveda (@josesepulvedatv) has more.