The FTC's new task force, announced this week, hopes to amp up scrutiny of big tech firms.
A decade ago, the government told the real estate industry to start sharing its data. What has that meant for competition?
A group of senators — mostly Democrats — plans to file a petition Wednesday to force a Senate vote on restoring net neutrality, the Obama-era rule that said all internet traffic must be treated equally. The Federal Communications Commission repealed the rule late last year. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
It was a great idea when it started. Now, it's become a bit of a joke.
Fraud alerts, credit reports, freezes — the Federal Trade Commission has an action plan.
We often talk about cyber security as a way to prevent other people from accessing your personal information, but what can you do if the worst actually happens? That’s what David Lazarus had to find out after someone used his social security number. Lazarus, who writes the Consumer Confidential column for the LA Times (and […]
FTC files case against drug maker for deals cut with two generic firms that extend its monopoly