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.
After Apple pays $32.5 million to customers over purchases made by kids using parents' passwords, Google may be next to face the FTC's scrutiny.
After the Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint against T-Mobile this week, CEO John Legere derided the agency's claims.
Facebook may have cleared a hurdle in its purchase of WhatsApp, but the FTC will be watching closely to keep the social networks honest.
Napster co-founder John Fanning found a new calling with Jerk.com, but the FTC alleges the site dishonestly harvested photos and names from more than 73 million people.
Not so fast, Facebook. Citing privacy concerns, two US-based watchdog groups file an FTC complaint hoping to block its planned $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp.
The government grants an "early termination" of the waiting period signaling that antitrust and competition regulations for the deal have now been satisfied.
The rent-to-own computer company settles a complaint that accused it of secretly taking Webcam photos of users in their homes and recording keystrokes of Web site login credentials.
The agency is asking the court to force Amazon to refund parents for virtual goods their kids bought before passwords were required.
Sen. Edward Markey sends a letter to the Federal Trade Commission asking whether Google's upcoming changes to its Terms of Service violate a 2011 privacy settlement over its scrapped Buzz service.