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in a closely watched ruling, an appeals court says victims of hackers have liability for unfair-practices claims.
A project creator was charged with using 'unfair or deceptive acts' to raise more than $120,000 on the crowdfunding platform, which he allegedly spent on personal expenses.
The groups are concerned that the app disregards long-established safeguards limiting advertising to young audiences.
Turns out Allstar's 'buy one, get one free' ad hook was allegedly cloaked in trickery. Now the as-seen-on-TV giant is forking over $8 million to settle charges that it hoodwinked customers.
Both apps said they could diagnose melanoma via simple smartphone snapshots.
Despite outcry from small-business owners, this marks the second inquiry by the FTC that has resulted in no further action, according to Yelp.
The commission is seeking assurances from Apple that it will prevent people's private health data from being used without their consent.
Kids already use Gmail and they're obsessed with YouTube. Now Google wants to make it legit, as in legal.
The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint today arguing that the ecommerce giant allowed children to rack up charges on their parents' accounts without consent.
In letting McDonald's biggest franchisee open up shops in Puerto Rico, local franchisees say the fast-food giant violated FTC rules.
While Snapchat's snaps don't necessarily disappear as advertised, the company is also facing heat about the deceptive way in which it unknowingly culled user data.
The tech company agreed to refund parents whose children made in-app purchases without their knowledge.
Edith Ramirez, chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, intends to launch a comprehensive inquiry into patent-assertion entities.
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