FTC Sues Amazon Over Kids' Unauthorized In-App Purchases
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.
Franchisees in Puerto Rico Claim McDonald's Broke FTC Rule
In letting McDonald's biggest franchisee open up shops in Puerto Rico, local franchisees say the fast-food giant violated FTC rules.
Snapchat's Legal Woes to 'Disappear' After Reaching Settlement With the FTC
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.
FTC Orders Apple to Pay a Minimum of $32.5 Million Over In-App Purchases
The tech company agreed to refund parents whose children made in-app purchases without their knowledge.
The FTC Recommends Sweeping Investigation of Patent Trolls
Edith Ramirez, chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, intends to launch a comprehensive inquiry into patent-assertion entities.
Lawmakers Seek FTC Scrutiny of Google's Search Results
Even wonder why Google's own products and services appear at the top of search results? See how that could change if lawmakers get their way.
Q&A: New Fraud and Identity Theft Rules
Are your customers safe from online scamsters? How to comply with the FTC's new 'Red Flags' program.
FTC Takes Aim at 'Fake News' Websites
Advertisements framed as newsy websites are starting to draw the ire of the Federal Trade Commission, and with good reason.
Finding Your Perfect Franchise
Ten sure-fire strategies for tracking down the right one -- and five things to avoid.