Early last week the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dropped a bomb on the FTC when it held that all common carriers are exempt from the FTC’s jurisdiction, even if those common carriers are engaged in “non-common carrier” activities. The Ninth Circuit’s decision in FTC v. AT&T Mobility LLC firmly rejected the FTC’s prior interpretation […]
A federal judge in California District Court recently issued an order denying AT&T’s motion to dismiss the FTC’s lawsuit against the company.
The FTC has become focused on what is being termed as the “Internet of Things” (IoT). IoT encompasses all smart devices that are connected to the Internet.
Four U.S. Senators have asked both the FTC and FCC to investigate into the use of Verizon “supercookies,” which track mobile users. Does it violate privacy?