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FTC fines kids’ app developer HyperBeard $150K for use of third-party ad trackers

June 5, 2020 0

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today announced a settlement of $150,000 with HyperBeard, the developer of a collection of children’s mobile games over violations

YouTube asks the FTC to clarify how video creators should comply with COPPA ruling

December 10, 2019 0

YouTube is asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for further clarification and better guidance to help video creators understand how to comply with the FTC’s

Dating app maker Match sued by FTC for fraud

September 26, 2019 0

They’re just not that into you. Or maybe it was a bot? The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday announced it has sued Match Group,

YouTube Kids launches on the web

August 30, 2019 0

Kid-friendly YouTube content now has its own website, youtubekids.com. The website will offer a similar experience to the existing YouTube Kids mobile app, where parents

Facebook reportedly gets a $5 billion slap on the wrist from the FTC

July 13, 2019 0

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has reportedly agreed to end its latest probe into Facebook‘s privacy problems with a $5 billion payout. According to The Wall

Friend portability is the must-have Facebook regulation

May 13, 2019 0

Choice for consumers compels fair treatment by corporations. When people can easily move to a competitor, it creates a natural market dynamic coercing a business

FTC smacks down robocallers, but the penalties don’t match their heinous crimes

March 27, 2019 0

The fight against robocallers is just getting started, and the wheel of justice turns slowly, but the FTC just took down a handful of major

FTC tells ISPs to disclose exactly what information they collect on users and what it’s for

March 26, 2019 0

The Federal Trade Commission, in what could be considered a prelude to new regulatory action, has issued an order to several major internet service providers

FTC finalizes settlement with student loan refinancer SoFi over deceptive advertising

February 25, 2019 0

The FTC announced this morning its has approved the final consent order with online student loan refinancer SoFi, which resolves the allegations around the SoFi’s

Facebook fears no FTC fine

January 19, 2019 0

Reports emerged today that the FTC is considering a fine against Facebook that would be the largest ever from the agency. Even if it were

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