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The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint against medical testing laboratory LabMD, Inc. alleging that the company failed to reasonably protect the security of consumers’ personal data, including medical information. The complaint alleges that in two separate incidents, LabMD collectively...
Case: American Bill Pay
Case: Philip Danielson, LLC
Case: First Consumers, et al.
Press Release: FTC Staff Warns Marketers and Sellers of Dog Waste Bags That Their Biodegradable and Compostable Claims May Be Deceptive
Staff of the Federal Trade Commission has sent letters warning 20 manufacturers and marketers of dog waste bags that their “biodegradable,” “compostable,” and other environmental claims may be deceptive. The letters, which the staff sent after examining the companies’ environmental, or “green,”...
An Ohio funeral home operator has agreed to pay a civil penalty to settle Federal Trade Commission charges for violating the agency’s Funeral Rule , which requires funeral providers to provide information consumers need to compare prices and buy only the funeral services and goods they want. At the...
Press Release: FTC Concludes Review of AgeCheq’s Second Proposed COPPA Verifiable Parental Consent Method
Following a public comment period and review of AgeCheq, Inc.’s second proposed Children’s Online Privacy Protection (COPPA) Rule verifiable parental consent method, the Federal Trade Commission has denied the company’s application. In its application, AgeCheq proposed a device-signed parental...
Case: AMG Services, Inc.
Case: NourishLife, LLC
Public Statement: Commission Letter Approving Request Filed By the kidSAFE Seal Program To Change the kidSAFE Logo From "PRIVACY CERTIFIED" To "COPPA CERTIFIED"
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Case: MDK Media, Inc.
Case: DERMAdoctor, Inc.
Case: 7051620 Canada, Inc.
Public Statement: Letter From Maneesha Mithal, Associate Director, To BabyBus (Fujian) Network Technology Co., Ltd., Of Fujian, China, Notifying the Company That Several Of Its Mobile Applications Appear To Violate the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
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Case: Your Yellow Book, Inc
Case: T-Mobile USA, Inc.
As part of a $90 million proposed settlement, T-Mobile is refunding customers who were unfairly billed third-party charges by the company. T-Mobile has been contacting all of its current and former crammed customers to let them know about the refund program and claims process. Customers can get...
Case: Amazon.com, Inc.
Case: Centro Natural Corp
Public Event: Debt Collection & the Latino Community Roundtable
October 23, 2014
The Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will co-host a roundtable in Long Beach, California, on October 23, 2014, to examine how debt collection and credit reporting issues affect Latino consumers, especially those who have limited English proficiency. The event,...