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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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Apple tips off FTC over Google in-app purchases, report says

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.

By July 9, 2014

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T-Mobile CEO reiterates innocence, slams FTC for 'sensationalizing'

After the Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint against T-Mobile this week, CEO John Legere derided the agency's claims.

By July 3, 2014

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FTC OKs Facebook+WhatsApp, warns against privacy violations

Facebook may have cleared a hurdle in its purchase of WhatsApp, but the FTC will be watching closely to keep the social networks honest.

By April 10, 2014

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Who’s a jerk? The site that tagged millions of Facebook users ‘jerk’

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.

By April 7, 2014

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Privacy groups ask FTC to block Facebook-WhatsApp deal

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.

By March 6, 2014

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FTC approves key condition of Google's Nest acquisition

The government grants an "early termination" of the waiting period signaling that antitrust and competition regulations for the deal have now been satisfied.

By February 5, 2014

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Aaron's computer rental chain settles FTC spying charges

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.

By October 22, 2013

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Senator to FTC: Does Google ad change break privacy deal?

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.

By October 12, 2013

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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