It has been widely reported that the Federal Trade Commission has sued AT&T Wireless, claiming that AT&T engaged in unfair and illegal practices. See a copy of the complaint here.
A court granted the FTC’s motion to “shut down a company that scammed computer users by tricking them into paying hundreds of dollars for technical support services they did not need, as well as software that was otherwise available for free.”
Wacoal America and Norm Thompson, both manufacturers of women’s shapewear, recently entered into consent orders to pay sums of $230,000 and $1.3 million, respectively, and agree to not make any false and misleading future claims that their products cause weight loss, fat loss or eliminate cellulite as the result of FTC enforcement action as the result of making unsubstantiated weight-loss claims.
Keeping Watch Over the FTC’s Consumer Sentinel: How Businesses Can Use FOIA to Look Inside the FTC’s Hidden Complaint Database
Consumer complaints are a fact of life for even the most scrupulous businesses. When companies deal with consumers in a uniform yet large-scale manner, occasional lapses that generate ill-will are inevitable.
FTC Takes Action Against Educational Services Company for Deceptive Advertising and Do Not Call Violations
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) is the federal agency that is charged with enforcing laws to protect consumers against fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair business practices.
In recent months, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has been steadily ramping up its efforts to monitor, regulate, and provide best practice guidance in the rapidly expanding field of mobile applications
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in which it reminded broadband Internet service providers that they are subject to several data privacy and security laws enforced by the FTC.
Have to give them an “A” for effort. “Patent troll” MPHJ Technology Investments, LLC sued the FTC hoping to shut down its investigation into the company because the investigation violated MPHJ’s First Amendment rights to petition.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) is the federal agency charged with enforcing various consumer protection laws, including the prohibition on “unfair or deceptive acts or practices.”
In this blog we often discuss products being subjected to a lawsuit based on allegations that a label is false or misleading under California’s consumer protection laws.