Tags Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Losses to cryptocurrency scams top $1B, FTC reports

by Tonya Riley • 4 weeks ago

Nearly half of the scams originated on social media.

Regulators slam Twitter with $150M fine over using consumer security data for advertising

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The practice violates federal law and a 2011 order from the FTC, which alleged Twitter's failure to safeguard user data led to two breaches.

FTC warns it will go after ed tech companies misusing children's data

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The crackdown comes as lawmakers look to update children's privacy protections.

FTC settlement requires CafePress owners to pay $500,000 to victims of 2019 data breach

by Tonya Riley • 4 months ago

The commission accused the company of covering up the hack.

FTC, DOJ settle with WW weight loss app, citing violation of children's privacy

by Tonya Riley • 4 months ago

The app will have to wipe any algorithms it developed off the data.

Biden pushes to strengthen children's privacy in State of the Union address

by Tonya Riley • 4 months ago

The plan would come with money for research into the impact of online platforms on children's mental health.