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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.

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ACLU to FTC: Mobile carriers fail to provide good Android security

The civil liberties group claims AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint aren't doing enough to protect users' private data because they're not sending out timely Android security updates.

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Cropped section of Crowd-Sourced Call Identification and Suppression submission to FTC Robocall Challenge.

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.

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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.

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HTC ready to go even bigger with a 5-inch, true HD Android.

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.

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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."

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FTC chairman Jon Leibowitz

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.

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