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Going rogue

...congressional appropriations and oversight process. Instead of operating under a bipartisan commission, such as the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission, the bureau reports to a single director.And that director ? Richard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-04/going-rogue
AT&T fined $100 million for throttling customers given 'unlimited' data; company vows to fight

...The hefty fine by the FCC comes on the heels of a federal lawsuit filed against the company last fall. The Federal Trade Commission, which enforces rules against deceptive advertising, said it wants to refund customers who were offered the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-17/att-fined-100-million-thro
Federal Trade Commission chairwoman says coming bonanza of connected devices poses privacy concerns

...and "smart" home appliances, the head of the Federal Trade Commission is pressing the tech industry to protect consumer...leanings, Edith Ramirez, the chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, said Tuesday at the big consumer electronics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-06/federal-trade-commission-c
YouTube Kids app criticized as deceiving

...children with unfair and deceptive advertising and should be investigated, a group of consumer advocates told the Federal Trade Commission in a letter Tuesday.Google introduced the app in February as a "safer" place for kids to explore videos because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-07/youtube-kids-app-criticize
Dollar Tree to sell 330 Family Dollar stores

...dollar-store chain did not name the possible buyer for the Family Dollar stores or which locations would be sold. The Federal Trade Commission is requiring Dollar Tree to sell the stores.The 330 Family Dollar stores represent about $45.5 million in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-21/dollar-tree-sell-330-famil
DirecTV ends ad campaign with Rob Lowe

...resorting to litigation. If a company does not comply with a NAD recommendation, the case can be referred to the Federal Trade Commission.DirecTV said in a statement that it will appeal the NAD's findings, adding that the company "continues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-11/directv-ends-ad-campaign-r
Robocalls are rising despite 'don't call' list

...established business relationship" with you. But unsolicited phone calls remain a top consumer complaint. The Federal Trade Commission, which goes after businesses for deceptive business practices, say it receives on average of 150,000 complaints...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-08/robocalls-are-rising-despi
Feds increase pressure on spammers

The Federal Trade Commission says regulators are stepping...increased volume. Brian Huseman, a Federal Trade Commission attorney, said spam is proliferating...from 8 percent last year. The Federal Trade Commission Wednesday unveiled the results...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/18/tec_359275.shtml
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LAPTOP LOCKUP The Federal Trade Commission offers these tips for keeping your laptop computer...airports. - Be vigilant in hotels. Source: Federal Trade Commission TODAY GUNS N' ROSES TRIBUTE BAND APPETITE FOR...

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FTC moves to stop illegal X-rated Spamming

WASHINGTON - The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday it won a court order to shut down illegal...permitted to operate the web sites involved. On the Net: Federal Trade Commission: http://www.ftc.gov

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/12/liv_439686.shtml
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