Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and others over the 2017 data breach that exposed the private data of nearly 150 million people.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has voted to approve a £4bn ($5bn) settlement with Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The fine is the largest-ever imposed by the FTC for violating an order and is in line with what the company said it expected to pay in its quarterly report in April.In July, the ICO issued a Notice of Intent to fine Facebook as part of a wide ranging investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes.
Vizio, one of the world’s largest manufacturers and sellers of internet-connected “smart” televisions, has agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle charges by the FTC and the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General.
The Federal Communications Commission today joined the Federal Trade Commission to better understand, and ultimately to improve, the security of mobile devices.
The Federal Trade Commission has issued orders to eight mobile device manufacturers requiring them to provide the agency with information about how they issue security updates
A U.S. Federal Judge has granted the Federal Trade Commission's request for summary judgment in the agencyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s lawsuit against Amazon for billing consumers for unauthorized in-app charges incurred by children.
The Federal Trade Commission has created a new web-based tool for developers of health-related mobile apps, which is designed to help the developers understand what federal laws and regulations might apply to their apps.
The staff of the Federal Trade Commission has issued warning letters to app developers who have installed a piece of software that can monitor a device's microphone to listen for audio signals that are embedded in television advertisements.
TracFone, the largest prepaid mobile provider in the U.S., has agreed to pay $40 million to the Federal Trade Commission to settle charges that it deceived millions of consumers with hollow promises of Ã¢â‚¬Å“unlimitedÃ¢â‚¬Â data service.
In a detailed report on the Internet of Things, released today, the staff of the Federal Trade Commission recommend a series of concrete steps that businesses can take to enhance and protect consumersÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ privacy and security, as Americans start to reap the benefits from a growing world of Internet-connected devices.