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Public Event: Cross Device Tracking
November 16, 2015
Not long ago, consumers accessed the Internet primarily through the browser on their desktop or laptop PC. While the PC remains a fixture for many, today’s typical consumer relies on a variety of different connected devices to navigate their daily lives. Examples include consulting a traffic app on...
Case: Wealth Educators, Inc.
Case: Leanspa, LLC, et al.
Case: Philip Danielson, LLC
Case: Debt Relief USA, Inc.
Case: First Consumers, et al.
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: Lanier Law, LLC
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.