Hungry to prevent more companies from selling allegedly bogus weight loss products, the FTC has settled yet another false advertising suit against various sellers of diet pills, in a case similar to February’s Sale Slash settlement blogged about here.
FTC’s Jessica Rich Argues IP Addresses and Other Persistent Identifiers Are “Personally Identifiable”
In a blog post published on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website, Jessica Rich, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, made a statement.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is seeking comment on the disclosure, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements of its Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR).
Yesterday, a federal judge ruled that Amazon is liable for permitting unauthorized in-app purchases incurred by children.
As the number of connected devices grew (the so-called “Internet of Things”), so, too, did the risk of data hacking and unauthorized access to sensitive personal information.
2015 saw greater regulatory scrutiny of social media marketing campaigns. Specifically, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) advised on social media promotions, online influencers, and online reviews.
“Does your mobile app collect, create, or share consumer information? Does it diagnose or treat a disease or health condition?” If so, then the FTC’s new online tool may assist you in understanding what federal laws or regulations might apply to your app.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced its creation of a Mobile Health Apps Interactive Tool, a web-based tool designed to help developers of mobile health (mHealth) applications understand which federal laws and regulations they should consider in developing their apps.
Regulators and industry members continued to focus attention on children’s privacy, particularly in response to the rush of technology involving child-directed toys and child-directed apps.
Continuing our series on the 2016 Spring Meeting, Ryan Graham, an associate in the Antitrust Group and former analyst with the FBI’s Cyber Division, summarizes the panelists’ thoughts on the FTC’s future focus as it relates to privacy and data security.