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Does the price for a .sucks domain suck? FTC asked to decide

Technically Incorrect: Taylor Swift and Apple have already registered to protect themselves before the new domain rolls out. But is it just another way to make money? Is there some justification for a .sucks domain?

By April 10, 2015

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FTC commissioners deny ignoring Google lawsuit recommendations

Commissioners defended their decision not to sue, saying it was in keeping with staff recommendations.

By March 25, 2015

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Ugly documents surface in antitrust case that Google settled with FTC

Serious claims, made by FTC investigators, came just months before the commissioners decided against launching an antitrust suit against Google in 2013, according to documents obtained by the WSJ.

By March 20, 2015

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Samsung may face FTC probe over voice-recognition TVs

Privacy group charges that Smart TVs' voice-command feature violates federal privacy law by collecting owners' private communications.

By February 25, 2015

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Seeking a refund on unwanted text message fees? You may be out of luck

AT&T is one of the four major wireless carriers to agree to pay back customers for fraudulent text message charges, but its settlement may not be sufficient to guarantee a full reimbursement.

By May 19, 2015

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FTC sues AT&T for limiting speeds on unlimited-data customers

AT&T says the Federal Trade Commission's allegations are "baseless" and insists that it's been transparent about its network management policies.

By October 28, 2014

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Bitcoin-mining company Butterfly Labs shut down by FTC

Company marketed specialized computers designed to produce the cryptocurrency but delivered useless machines, according to an FTC complaint.

By September 23, 2014

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Google, YouTube Kids under fire for 'inappropriate content'

Child advocacy groups say that the "family friendly" YouTube Kids app is anything but that.

By May 19, 2015

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Senator asks FTC to investigate Facebook's mood study

After the social network altered the news feeds of nearly 700,000 users without telling them, Sen. Mark R. Warner wants to know if there should be oversight on these types of experiments.

By July 9, 2014

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​FTC: Amazon cost parents millions in unauthorized app buys

The agency is asking the court to force Amazon to refund parents for virtual goods their kids bought before passwords were required.

By July 10, 2014