More large law firms are accepting bitcoin payments for their legal services, signaling the digital currency’s firmer foothold in corporate America.
Trial began on last week for a deceptive advertising suit against DirecTV in which the FTC’s opening statements asked the Court to award $3.95 in damages to consumers.
In mid-November 2015, the FTC hosted a workshop on “cross-device tracking.” Cross-device tracking is the practice of associating a person’s online activities across multiple devices to create a single marketing profile. FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez provided opening remarks at the workshop before turning the program over to Justin Brookman, FTC Policy Director, Office of Technology, […]
The FTC recently launched IdentityTheft.gov, a new resource aimed at making it easier for identity theft victims to report and recover from identity theft.
In early 2014, the FTC launched and investigation into Yelp after more than 2,045 complaints were filed alleging Yelp manipulated their reviews .
In a recent report, the FTC staff recommended a number of best practices that it believes businesses should adopt to protect consumers’ privacy and security
This morning’s Washington Post has an interesting piece about the evolution of the Federal Trade Commission: “The FTC was built 100 years ago to fight monopolists; now it’s Washington’s most powerful technology cop,” the article begins. The article mentions that, in the past, the FTC has at times been accused of overreaching, at one point even leading […]