06/22/2015, 03:06 pm
A non-profit public interest group on Monday filed a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, asking it to investigate Uber over policies that could soon add extra contact and location tracking permissions to its ridesharing apps.
04/07/2015, 06:04 pm
Consumer and child advocacy groups, such as the Center for Digital Democracy, today asked the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether Google's YouTube Kids app violates rules for children's programming.
01/28/2015, 10:01 pm
Consumers who have previously signed up for pre-paid wireless plans advertised with unlimited data from TracFone now have the right to claim a refund, as the company has agreed to a $40 million settlement over charges that it throttled or disconnected customers who used too much data.
10/28/2014, 02:10 pm
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday announced that it has filed suit against AT&T, alleging that the wireless carrier's practice of promising unlimited mobile data and then throttling download speeds amounted to unfair and deceptive practices.
07/10/2014, 01:07 pm
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday announced that it has filed suit against retail colossus Amazon, alleging that the company allowed children to rack up millions of dollars in unauthorized in-app purchases through the Amazon Appstore -- charges similar to those brought against Apple last year.
05/04/2012, 02:05 pm
The US Federal Trade Commission is reportedly negotiating with Google over the size of a fine that will be imposed for the search giant's efforts to bypass the privacy settings of Apple's desktop and mobile Safari web browser.