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OnStar pressure heats up

Sep 26, 2011
Last week we told you about the fine print in the new OnStar user agreement which lets the company retain your information and share it with...
Posted In: FTC, privacy, schumer, tracking

FTC urges update to COPPA

Sep 16, 2011
We've talked on our show many times about the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, which was implemented in 2000 and is now widely seen as...
Posted In: coppa, FTC

App maker coughs up 50 grand for privacy violations

Aug 16, 2011
On Friday the Federal Trade Commission opened a lawsuit against W3 Innovations, makers of Broken Thumbs Apps, for violating the Childrens Online...
Posted In: apps, coppa, FTC, privacy

FTC sniffs around Twitter

Jul 1, 2011
The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly been talking to both Twitter and a company called UberMedia about possible anticompetitive issues....
Posted In: FTC, Twitter

Google is the target of multiple anti-trust investigations

Jun 24, 2011
The Los Angeles Times is one of several outlets reporting that at least three states - Ohio, New York, and California - are looking into anti-trus...
Posted In: FTC, Google

Privacy bill hits the house

Apr 14, 2011
Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) introduced a privacy bill on Wednesday - a day after Sens. Kerry and McCain introduced their online privacy bill. In a...
Posted In: Congress, do not track, FTC, House, privacy

A business guide to preventing greenwash

Aug 17, 2009
"Understanding and Preventing Greenwash: A Business Guide (opens PDF)" was just published by BSR and Futerra Sustainability Communications. The...
Posted In: environmental marketing claims, FTC, greenwash, greenwashing index, Kmart

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