The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a unanimous opinion and order today, vacating the Administrative Law Judge’s (ALJ) initial decision and finding that LabMD’s data security practices were “unfair” under Section 5 of the FTC Act.
The FTC announced that it has reached a settlement with Herbalife that includes a $200 million payment to compensate consumers.
There has been a lot of press about the fact that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently increased the civil penalties from $16,000 to $40,000 for each violation of certain trade regulations and final Commission orders.
If You Don’t Got It, Don’t Flaunt It: FTC Issues Warnings to Companies Claiming APEC Privacy Certification
The United States Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has issued warning letters to 28 companies claiming to be certified participants in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperative (“APEC”) Cross-Border Privacy Rules (“CBPR”) system.
The FTC continues its efforts to combat deceptive social media advertising.
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FTC Acts Against Warner Brothers’ YouTube Promotion Campaign: Disclosure of Affiliation Below the “Fold” is Not Enough
Last week, the FTC announced an agreement containing a consent order, subject to final approval, resolving its claims against Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc. (“Warner Bros.”) for the company’s misleading use of social media influencers to promote one of its video games in violation of Section 5(a) of the Federal Trade Commission Act.
On July 14, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it had entered into a final consent order with Ohio auto dealers Progressive Chevrolet Company and Progressive Motors Inc. (collectively, the “Progressive Dealers”), which the FTC had “charged with deceiving consumers by using advertising that touted low monthly car lease payments and down payments but failed to disclose other key terms of the offers.”
The FTC issued warning letters to 28 companies that allegedly advertised participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperative Cross-Border Privacy Rules system (“APEC CBPRs”), but had not received the requisite certification.
On July 13, the FTC filed a proposed settlement agreement in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida between a group of lead generators and the FTC and the Office of the Florida Attorney General.