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Tech Company Settles FTC Charges It Unfairly Installed Apps on Android Mobile Devices Without Users’ Permission
Technology company Vulcun has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it unfairly replaced a popular web browser game with a program that installed applications on consumers’ mobile devices without their permission. In its complaint, the FTC alleges that Vulcun and its founders, Ali...
Portland, Maine Weight-Loss Supplement Sellers to Stop Deceptive Advertising, Illegal Billing Practices Following Joint FTC and Maine Attorney General Action
Two Maine-based marketers of weight-loss supplements and their owners will surrender substantial personal and business assets and will be prohibited from making deceptive claims about health products and engaging in deceptive marketing practices under a settlement reached with the Federal Trade...
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has issued the following statement regarding U.S. and European Commission officials reaching the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield agreement in Brussels, Belgium, today. “We are pleased that U.S. and European Commission officials have reached an agreement in...
FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Regarding Occupational Licensing and the State Action Doctrine
In testimony presented to a U.S. Senate Judiciary subcommittee , the Federal Trade Commission described its competition enforcement and advocacy work relating to state regulatory boards and licensing requirements for occupations, trades, and professions. Testifying on behalf of the FTC before the...