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.
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.
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.
Agency asked to review whether social network's proposed changes violate a 2011 settlement agreement.
The camera maker settles a claim after hundreds of its home security cameras were hacked and videos of babies sleeping and children playing were published on the Web.
Agency's investigation will include questions about whether patent assertion entities coordinate their lawsuits, The New York Times reports.
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.
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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