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Nixing the Fix report explores consumer repair issues

May 7, 2021

Consumers looking to get their products repaired at independent repair shops or with some DIY often find themselves in a fix. Nixing the...

$20 million settlement with smart home company Vivint shuts the door on a different form of identity deception

Apr 29, 2021

There’s a certain irony in the FTC’s record-setting $20 million settlement with Vivint Smart Home , a national seller of smart home...

Advertisers: Stop unproven COVID claims or face penalties under new law

Apr 29, 2021

FTC staff sent 30 warning letters to companies, raising concerns about their COVID-related advertising claims . In two notable ways, some...

Lights up for the FTC’s Dark Patterns workshop

Apr 29, 2021

What’s that illumination you see just ahead? It’s the FTC’s virtual workshop Bringing Dark Patterns to Light , beginning this morning at 10...