Article | 7/05/2013 FTC sends warning letters to 10 data brokersMore than 20 percent of data brokers checked by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission allegedly violated a U.S. privacy law when sharing personal data wit...
Article | 2/04/2013 FTC's robocall-blocking contest yields tech winnersTwo people will share a US$50,000 prize from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the best idea to block illegal robocalls from reaching the owners o...
Article | 8/03/2013 FTC: Mobile carriers should take steps to fight bill crammingMobile carriers should deploy a number of safeguards to protect their customers against a growing problem of unauthorized billing through mobile payme...
Article | 7/03/2013 US FTC cracks down on text spamThe U.S. Federal Trade Commission has filed eight complaints against companies allegedly involved in sending unsolicited text messages offering free g...
Article | 1/03/2013 Tech groups question new do-not-track billNew legislation in the U.S. Senate that would allow Internet users to tell companies to stop tracking them is unnecessary and could slow e-commerce gr...
Article | 25/02/2013 Privacy group: Google sharing too much personal info with developersThe U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the California Office of the Attorney General should investigate Google's Wallet service for sharing app buyers'...
Article | 22/02/2013 HTC settles with FTC over security issues in tablets, smartphonesThe U.S. Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement with HTC America over security holes in the company's smartphone and tablet software that l...
Article | 1/02/2013 FTC reaches privacy settlement with Path appThe maker of the Path social networking app will pay a US$800,000 civil penalty to settle U.S. Federal Trade Commission charges that it illegally coll...
Article | 1/02/2013 FTC: App developers, stores should take new privacy stepsMobile app developers should provide real-time disclosures to users on the personal information they collect and get permission to collect sensitive i...
Article | 17/01/2013 US lawmaker: Mobile users should be able to delete dataA U.S. lawmaker has proposed legislation that would allow mobile phone users to ask apps to stop collecting their personal data and to delete informat...
Article | 8/01/2013 USPTO, DOJ: Injunctions on FRAND patents can be anticompetitiveCompanies that license their patents under fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory (FRAND) terms, but then seek import or sales injunctions against com...
Article | 4/01/2013 Google antitrust settlement reshapes patent disputesThe patent injunction portion of Google's antitrust settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission this week won't mean an end to patent disputes b...
Article | 3/01/2013 US FTC sets Thursday briefing on Google antitrust investigationThe U.S. Federal Trade Commission will host a press conference Thursday afternoon to discussion its investigation of Google for antitrust violations.
Article | 19/12/2012 US FTC strengthens online children's privacy rulesWebsites, mobile apps and online advertising networks targeting children will be required to follow new privacy regulations, including getting a paren...
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