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  1. Privacy groups call for action to stop Facebook's off site user tracking plans

    U.S. and EU privacy and consumer groups called on privacy regulators to stop Facebook’s plans to gather the Internet browsing patterns of its users while they visit other ... FULL ARTICLE AT PC World

  2. Here's a hint: let customers dispute slippery premium fees The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has urged mobile carriers to crack down on scams that lure people into receiving ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Register

  1. Bits Blog: F.T.C. Publishes Steps for Mobile Industry to Prevent Overbilling

    In the midst of a lawsuit against T-Mobile for overbilling, the Federal Trade Commission published a list of best practices for companies to protect consumers from being overcharged. FULL ARTICLE AT Opinion

  2. Defending Facebook, OkCupid says it also runs user-behavior tests

    Facebook earlier this summer sparked criticism over a study in which it manipulated the feeds of some of its users, but the dating site OkCupid says what Facebook did is ... FULL ARTICLE AT PC World

  3. As the chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, Edith Ramirez currently suing two of the city’s biggest tech companies. FULL ARTICLE AT MSN Health

  1. Why Did We Care About the Facebook Contagion Study? Or Did We Even Care At All?

    General outrage erupted after Facebook was caught messing with people's News Feeds in order to get an emotional response. Or did it? A new study looks at how people ... FULL ARTICLE AT Fast Company

  2. Regulators fine Miami bank for deceptive and unfair advertising of rates

    Federal regulators fined International Finance Bank $70,000 for violating the Federal Trade Commission Act. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. accused the Miami-based bank of “deceptive and unfair” practices by ... FULL ARTICLE AT Business Journal of Phoenix

  3. Bose sues Apple acquisition candidate Beats alleging patent infringement

    Framingham-based Bose Corp. argues in a suit filed today in federal court that Beats Electronics, a high end headphone company set to be acquired by Apple Inc. as part of ... FULL ARTICLE AT Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act. Its principal mission is the promotion of "consumer protection" and the elimination and prevention of what regulators perceive to be harmfully "anti-competitive" business practices, such as coercive monopoly. The Federal Trade Commission Act was one... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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