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Federal Trade Commission:
FTC Alleges Amazon Unlawfully Billed Parents for Millions of Dollars in Children's Unauthorized In-App Charges   —  No Password or Other Indication of Parental Consent Was Required for Charges in Kids' Apps; Internal E-mail Referred to Situation as “House on Fire”—Amazon.com …
Jul 10, 2014, 12:40 PMIn context
Federal Trade Commission:
FTC Alleges T-Mobile Crammed Bogus Charges onto Customers' Phone Bills   —  T-Mobile Was Aware For Years that Charges Were Not Authorized by its Customers … In a complaint filed today, the Federal Trade Commission is charging mobile phone service provider T-Mobile USA, Inc. …
Jul 1, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Federal Trade Commission:
Apple to refund consumers at least $32.5M for in-app purchases made without parental consent   —  Apple Inc. Will Provide Full Consumer Refunds of At Least $32.5 Million to Settle FTC Complaint It Charged for Kids' In-App Purchases Without Parental Consent  —  Company Also Will Modify its Billing Practices Under FTC Settlement
Jan 15, 2014, 12:21 PMIn context
Federal Trade Commission:
Path Social Networking App Settles FTC Charges it Deceived Consumers and Improperly Collected Personal Information from Users' Mobile Address Books  —  Company also Will Pay $800,000 for Allegedly Collecting Kids' Personal Information without their Parents' Consent
Feb 1, 2013, 10:20 AMIn context
Peter Kaplan / Federal Trade Commission:
Google Agrees to Change Its Business Practices to Resolve FTC Competition Concerns In the Markets for Devices Like Smart Phones, Games and Tablets, and in Online Search  —  Landmark Agreements Will Give Competitors Access to Standard-Essential Patents; Advertisers Will Get More Flexibility to Use Rival Search Engines
Jan 3, 2013, 1:15 PMIn context
Federal Trade Commission:
Google Will Pay $22.5 Million to Settle FTC Charges it Misrepresented Privacy Assurances to Users of Apple's Safari Internet Browser  —  Privacy Settlement is the Largest FTC Penalty Ever for Violation of a Commission Order  —  Google Inc. has agreed to pay a record $22.5 million civil penalty …
Aug 9, 2012, 11:40 AMIn context
Peter Kaplan / Federal Trade Commission:
FTC Testifies on Efforts to Protect Consumer Privacy   —  Asks Congress to Encourage Industry to Continue Efforts on “Do Not Track” Tools  —  The Federal Trade Commission testified before Congress about the agency's efforts to protect consumer privacy, including the FTC's support for implementation of a …
May 9, 2012, 2:55 PMIn context
Federal Trade Commission:
Myspace Settles FTC Charges That It Misled Millions of Users About Sharing Personal Information with Advertisers   —  Settlement Will Require Regular Privacy Assessments for the Next 20 Years  —  Social networking service Myspace has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges …
May 8, 2012, 11:40 AMIn context
Federal Trade Commission:
FTC Charges That Security Flaws in RockYou Game Site Exposed 32 Million Email Addresses and Passwords   —  Settlement Order Requires Company to Implement Comprehensive Data Security Program  —  The operator of a social game site has agreed to settle charges that, while touting its security features …
Mar 27, 2012, 1:40 PMIn context
Federal Trade Commission:
FTC Warns That Rapid Expansion of Internet Domain Name System Could Leave Consumers More Vulnerable to Online Fraud   —  Letter Urges ICANN to Implement Pilot Program, Take New Steps to Protect Consumers  —  The Federal Trade Commission today sent a letter to the Internet Corporation …
Dec 16, 2011, 5:25 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
5 mind-bending facts about quantum computing  —  In GIF form, five of the most mind-bending things scientists have learned about life on an atomic and sub-atomic level.
Freshdesk:
How to not sound like a robot in your email notifications?  —  Your notifications don't have to be just notifications.  They can be another opportunity to charm your customers and to keep them hooked.  Learn how.
VMware:
Your Grandfather's Backup Tools Weren't Built for Today's Virtual Environments.  —  When the health of your business rides on the availability of your virtual machines and the applications they run …
Zoho:
The customer service lessons we must all learn from that Comcast call  —  By now, you've probably heard the call that hijacked the Internet last week.  If not, let me warn you.  It is painful - incredibly painful.
Pure Storage:
2014: Pure, EMC, HP, and Violin all Up Their Games  —  The past few months have seen bold announcements from EMC, HP, Violin, and of course Pure Storage, the net result of which is that the market has changed and moved forward appreciably.