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...Station Vita are in line for a partial refund from Sony because of questionable claims in its advertising.The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday that it had reached a settlement with Sony Computer Entertainment America, the company's U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-25/business-news
Carmakers sign on to principles to protect motorists' privacy in an era of computerized cars

...about their drivers than many motorists realize.The principles were delivered in a letter Wednesday to the Federal Trade Commission, which has the authority to force corporations to live up to their promises to consumers. Industry officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/carmakers-sign-principles-
A tangled Web

...Such things have not happened. And if they did, there already are government regulatory agencies, such as the Federal Trade Commission, that would step in.This page has said it before: Net neutrality rules are a government solution in search...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-14/tangled-web
Government says Gerber made false claim that Good Start Gentle formula can prevent allergies

...Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.In a complaint filed Thursday in federal court, the Federal Trade Commission alleged that the company misled consumers by suggesting that its formula was the first to meet government approval...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/government-says-gerber-mad
US regulator sues AT&T, says company misled smartphone customers about unlimited data plans

...Internet speeds cut by the company ? slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.The Federal Trade Commission filed its complaint Tuesday against AT&T Mobility Inc., charging that the telecom company failed to adequately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-28/us-regulator-sues-att-says
Obama announces plan to tighten security for debit cards used for federal benefits

...Obama's executive order also calls for the government to take new measures to help victims of identity theft.The Federal Trade Commission will develop a new Web site for consumers to report identity theft and remedy errors with credit reporting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-17/obama-announces-plan-tight
Solution in search of a problem

...current hands-off approach is working.And if shenanigans occur, existing antitrust regulators, such as the Federal Trade Commission, are more than capable of stepping in.The Internet is neither "broke" nor in need of "fixing" by anyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-12/solution-search-probl
Dollar General launches hostile, $9.1 billion bid for rival discounter Family Dollar

...antitrust review. In response, Dollar General has said that it is willing to divest up to 1,500 stores if the Federal Trade Commission requires it.The company also is offering to pay a $500 million reverse breakup fee if antitrust hurdles get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/dollar-general-launches-ho
Family Dollar bucks Dollar General bid again

...Dollar Tree's deal with Family Dollar are unchanged.Family Dollar and Dollar Tree said that they expect the Federal Trade Commission to put forth a second request for additional information on their proposed transaction on Monday. The companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/family-dollar-bucks-dollar
AT&T settles with gov't, states; agrees to pay $105M for bogus 'cramming' charges

...may want to take a closer look at their old phone bills because they may have money coming back to them.The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that AT&T Mobility LLC, a subsidiary of the telecom giant, has agreed to a hefty $105 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-08/att-settles-govt-states-ag