President Joe Biden is expected to issue a new executive order in the coming days urging the FTC to draft new policies on "right to repair". The EU previously introduced such rules.
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Lina Khan has been appointed as one of the commissioners of the FTC after being nominated for the job by President Joe Biden in March this year. Her appointment signals an increased focus on big tech.
Facebook has responded to antitrust lawsuits filed by the FTC and the U.S. state attorneys, slamming them for being "revisionist history". The company looks forward to presenting evidence in court.
The U.S. FTC, along with 48 other attorneys general, has files antitrust lawsuits against Facebook, with an aim to force the firm to sell off WhatsApp and Instagram to restore competition.
The Federal Trade Commission has launched an antitrust investigation into the past mergers and acquisitions made by tech giants including Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft.
The United States Federal Trade Commission is reportedly considered an injunction against Facebook, which would prevent the social network from merging its messaging infrastructure.
Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission have reportedly settled on a $5 billion fine the social network will have to pay due to the Cambridge Analytica scandal from a couple of years ago.
Facebook has reportedly told the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that it is open to granting the agency broader control over its privacy practices in exchange for ending the federal probe on the firm.
Facebook could be facing a record-setting fine for violating the privacy of its users' personal data. The fine is expected to be considerably larger the $22.5 million imposed on Google in 2012.
The Federal Trade Commission has put six companies, including the three main gaming hardware manufacturers, on notice due to illegal warranty void policies that forbid third-party repair services.
Facebook is now under investigation by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission following reports that Cambridge Analytica mined the private data of some 50 million Facebook users for political purposes.
The FTC and 32 different states sued the laptop maker over its pre-installation of adware that could have compromised the security of its users. Several FTC stipulations go along with the fine.
Uber has agreed to obtain independent third-party audits every two years, for the next twenty years, as part of a settlement over the charges levied against it by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
As part of an effort to combat technical support scams, the Federal Trade Commission in the US has announced a crackdown on the practice, highlighting 16 new actions with international partners.
Snapchat settles with FTC over charges that it misled consumers on the disappearing nature of messages, on the secure nature of its service, and its data collection policies.
The Federal Trade Commission announced Apple has agreed to a settlement where the company will offer at least $32.5 million to iOS users for in-app purchases bought by kids without parental consent.
A number of websites run by the U.S. government, including the Library of Congress and the Federal Trade Commission sites, could go offline Tuesday if Congress can't approve a budget.
As expected, the Federal Trade Commission has announced a settlement with Google over antitrust allegations, and this action could affect how Google interacts with Microsoft in the future.
Google may be changing some of its search engine practices in order to avoid an antitrust lawsuit from the Federal Trade Commission, according to newly published rumors.
After more than a year of investigation, it seems that the FTC feels Google has been exploiting its position at the top of the market to ensure that rival services do not get a chance to oppose.
Facebook is coming under scrutiny by the FTC after it was discovered the company had 'deceived' developers by charging for app verification and doing nothing.
The Federal Trade Commission has announced it has reached a settlement with Facebook, with the company pledging to give its users the right to consent before sharing their private information.
The hacker group Anonymous has continued its run of cyber attacks inspired by the Megaupload shutdown by hacking and defacing the Federal Trade Commission's online security site
On Thursday it was revealed that the US federal government, via its Federal Trade Commission, was going to start an investigation to see if Internet company Google was violating antitrust laws. Today, Google responded to...
Google is about to be hit with a big antitrust investigation by the federal government that centers on its Internet ad division. According to a story at the Wall Street Journal, the Federal Trade Commission...
The required government approval process for Microsoft to acquire Skype passed a major hurdle today. Reuters reports that the Federal Trade Commission has given its approval for the deal to go through. This means that...