Tags FTC

Momentum builds to strengthen FTC's role as privacy enforcer, though hurdles remain

by Tonya Riley • 4 weeks ago

The agency is poised for a reboot.

FTC proposes first stalkerware ban, promises to toughen stance on abusive apps

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

It's the agency's biggest crackdown to date.

FTC's right-to-repair ruling is a small step for security researchers, giant leap for DIY hackers

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

The ruling helps some hackers, but not all.

New legislation would boost the FTC's role in fighting ransomware

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

Congress is looking for ways to help agencies take on the growing threat.

25 bogus Google Play store apps promised to mine cryptocurrency for a fee, scamming wannabe investors

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

Lookout estimates that the apps have scammed more than 93,000 victims out of $350,000.

Top tech critic Lina Khan named FTC chair

by Tonya Riley • 4 months ago

The selection is a huge warning shot to big tech companies on privacy and anti-competitive behavior.