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FTC About to Mail out 55 Thousand Checks Worth $1.9 Million

Multi-level marketing, or MLM for short, is an old scheme rarely used anymore because people aren’t stupid enough to fall for it now. It isn’t that long ago that ...

June 17, 2015 at 9:58 pm by

YouTube’s Toddler App Full of Disturbing Videos

Looking for videos on how to juggle chainsaws? Drink battery acid? How about My little Pony peadophilia jokes, or Bert and Ernie overdubbed with  foul language? You can see ...

May 21, 2015 at 5:58 am by

Comcast Attempt to Consume Time Warner Cable Fails

Comcast has at last given up on their attempt to merge with rival Time Warner Cable. Since the announcement of the merger early last year, the two largest cable providers in ...

April 25, 2015 at 11:58 pm by

Google Accused of Suppressing Search Results and Stealing Content

Google has been accused of manipulating its search results to promote its own services, to the detriment of other businesses, leading to “real harm to consumers”, ...

March 21, 2015 at 3:58 am by

FTC to Approves Charges Against Snapchat Over User Privacy

After revelations regarding the Snapchat’s failure to protect user privacy, the US Federal Trade Commission has finalised charges against the company. On 31st December, the ...

January 3, 2015 at 12:16 pm by

Apps Aimed at Kids Are Collecting Personal Data

Although mobiles apps aimed at children usually require parental consent, most parents probably aren’t aware that these apps are tracking and collecting data on their kids. ...

December 8, 2014 at 9:38 pm by

Sony Offers Customers Partial Refund After Misleading PS Vita Ads

  The US Federal Trade Commission has ruled that Sony put out ads in the US that misled customers as to the “game-changing” capabilities of their handheld console, ...

November 26, 2014 at 2:15 am by

Butterfly Labs Mining Rigs “Useful Only As Room Heaters”

Butterfly Labs, a Missouri based system builder who design and sell computers for mining Bitcoin, have landed themselves in trouble with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). ...

September 25, 2014 at 10:33 am by

Anti-Scam Website Founder Agrees to Pay Millions in Scam Settlement

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will collect more than £5.8 million in assets from two men that were a part of a mobile phone text messaging scam that tricked ...

June 16, 2014 at 12:49 am by
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Taiwan Investigating Samsung’s Malicious Comments Attack Against HTC

The authorities in Taiwan have launched an investigation after received complaints that Korean Electronics giant Samsung apparently hired students to post hateful comments ...

April 16, 2013 at 8:25 pm by

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