Why the FTC's Influencer Disclosure Policy Is Completely Off Target
The FTC's new guidelines won't impact micro-influencers, who know they can skirt the rules without getting caught.
Qualcomm, in Deals With Apple and Others, Violated Competition Laws, Says FTC
The chip manufacturer's exclusive agreement with the iPhone maker unfairly locked out competitors, the FTC said.
The FTC Is Skeptical When Celebrities Are Paid to Like Your Product
The Federal Trade Commission has launched investigations into a number of big-name brands it says have bent the rules governing paid celebrity endorsements.
FTC Wants Better Disclosures for Sponsored Social Media Posts
If a company is paying you to shill a product on social media, you better do more than write a little #ad hashtag at the very end of your post.
How Staples Plans to Come Back After U.S. Killed Office Depot Merger
The office supplies giant is going after smaller companies.
Amazon Found Liable for Charges Incurred by Kids Using Apps
The FTC had sued Amazon in 2014, alleging that the company failed to make proper disclosures to parents regarding purchases made by their children.
U.S. Government Asked Amazon to Lie in Staples-Office Depot Merger Case, Judge Says
'The public ought to know that the government wanted Amazon to say some things that weren't true,' Emmet Sullivan said.
Staples and Office Depot: U.S. Government 'Simply Wrong' for Trying to Block Merger
More than a year ago, Staples offered to buy Office Depot in a transaction then valued at about $5.5 billion, pressured by declining sales in the office supplies sector and the rise of rivals.
FTC Orders 'Brain Training' Company Lumosity to Pay $2 Million Over Deceptive Advertising Practices
'Lumosity simply did not have the science to back up its ads,' said the FTC's director of consumer protection.
Is Google Spying on Students? The Electronic Frontier Foundation Believes So.
The computer company is reportedly collecting data through its automatically enabled 'Sync' feature in Chrome.