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FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz resigns

The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission steps down after a 4-year tenure of tackling online privacy issues and anticompetitive behavior.

By Jan. 31, 2013

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FTC plans mobile security event for June 4

One-day event isn't intended to produce new regulations, but instead highlight "emerging mobile security threats and trends."

By Feb. 22, 2013

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Hate robocalls? FTC hopes these guys have an answer

Agency awards $50,000 in cash prizes as it turns to the private sector for help eradicating long-running annoyance of the technology era.

By Apr. 2, 2013

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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 Feb. 5, 2014

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FTC places new rules on celebrity tweeters

The agency says that when celebrity tweeters want to promote something, they have to follow some new guidelines -- or else.

By Mar. 13, 2013

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FTC reportedly planning sweeping probe of patent trolls

Agency's investigation will include questions about whether patent assertion entities coordinate their lawsuits, The New York Times reports.

By Jun. 19, 2013

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HTC settles with FTC over software security vulnerabilities

HTC agrees to settle a complaint filed against it for its allegedly lax security practices that may have put millions of smartphone users at risk.

By Feb. 22, 2013

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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 Mar. 6, 2014

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Facebook's proposed privacy policy changes face FTC review

Agency asked to review whether social network's proposed changes violate a 2011 settlement agreement.

By Sep. 11, 2013

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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 Oct. 22, 2013