Google rejects EFF claims it spies on school kids
EFF files a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that Google collected and data mined children's personal information.
Report: Google under antitrust scrutiny over Android operating system
According to a new report, the FTC and Justice Department are prepared to begin an investigation into Google's Android operating system and whether the search giant blocked competitor's access to the OS.
FTC looking into Apple's treatment of rival music streaming services in Apple App Store
The U.S. FTC has begun an investigation into Apple's treatment of rival music streaming apps and whether the practices are illegal under current antitrust law.
PSA: If AT&T 'crammed' you, your deadline for getting a refund is tomorrow
Earlier this year, AT&T settled with the U.S. FTC over cramming, a practice in which the carrier allowed third-parties to charge customers for services without their knowledge and then hiding the charges deep in the billing statement.
FTC accused Google of anti-competitive tactics in 2012, but dropped investigation in 2013
According to the WSJ, high level Federal Trade Commission officials recommended a lawsuit against Google back in 2012 over anti-competitive practices, but eventually dropped the request in 2013.
Google to begin refunding $19 million to customers for in-app purchases
Google has begun sending out e-mails to customers informing them that they may be entitled to a refund for in-app purchases made previously, as part of a settlement with the FTC.
Google settles with FTC for $19 million over unauthorized in-app purchases
Just a few weeks after Apple settled over the same policy, Google has settled with the FTC over their in-app purchasing policies.
Apple snitched on Google to FTC over apps and kid purchases
Earlier this year, following Federal Trade Commission (FTC) efforts, Apple was forced to look deeper into apps that would have allowed kids to make purchases without their parent's consent.
U.S. regulators: Facebook is okay to buy Oculus VR
A month after announcing its acquisition of virtual reality startup Oculus VR for $2 billion, the deal has been approved by U.S. regulators.
'Brightest Flashlight' Android app that stored location data without user consent gets no FTC fine
At the time, the FTC proposed a settlement with GoldenShores, run by just one individual (Erik Geidl), and the final terms have been revealed this week.
Popular Android flashlight app was secretly sending information about you to advertisers
The app, built by Goldenshore, sent your location and a unique ID to advertisers who could then better target their marketing.
FTC has strong words for other OEMs following HTC ruling
Security must be paramount, says agency
FTC releases mobile user privacy report
The Federal Trade Commission (FTP) has issued a set of guidelines for safeguarding users' privacy as they use mobile devices.
Google settles FTC anti-trust case
Google has settled their 19-month FTC antitrust case today, with the Commission finding that Google did not violate any antitrust laws. The ......
FTC expands antitrust case against Google to include Google+
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has expanded its antitrust investigation into Google, adding the Google+ social network to the probe. FTC ......
Senators ask FTC to investigate Google
Senators Herb Kohl and Mike Lee have written a letter to the FTC asking the agency to investigate Google for possible antitrust violations.
Scareware victims to get cut of $8 million pay out
FTC announces that scareware victims will get a cut of $8 million recovered from a fake anti-virus vendor.
FTC looks to update child privacy rules
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed changes to the rules governing Internet privacy for children under the age of 13. Among ......
FTC targets 'Acne Killing' iOS and Android apps
App developers who advertised that their Apps could treat Acne told to stop making "baseless claims." The Applications were available via ......
Twitter facing FTC investigation?
According to BI, the FTC is investigating into Twitter and how it deals with the many companies that build clients, services and apps for the platform. ......