FTC Chair Lina Khan next to a building with an Amazon sign.

FTC sues Amazon for allegedly illegally maintaining a monopoly

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sued Amazon this week, alleging that the retail giant used unfair and anticompetitive strategies to maintain its monopoly power. 

On Sep 30, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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How the FTC flubbed its chance to freeze Microsoft’s Blizzard Activision acquisition

Here's the latest.

On Sep 19, 2023 by Jack Grauer

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FTC updates rules on brands and influencers: Here’s what you need to know

Here’s what you need to know about the latest updates to the FTC’s Endorsement Guides.

On Jul 5, 2023 by Steven Asarch

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan

GOP lawmakers accuse FTC chair of misleading Congress about Meta probe

The accusation centers on Lina Khan's lack of recusal in an FTC case against Meta.

On Jun 29, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

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This was the top text scam last year 

Any guesses?

On Jun 18, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan.

FTC chair warns AI can ‘turbocharge’ fraud and discrimination

'We won’t hesitate to use the full scope of our legal authorities to protect Americans from these threats.'

On Apr 30, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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FTC says AI companies need proof before they can claim their products work better than humans

'You don’t need a machine to predict what the FTC might do when those claims are unsupported.'

On Feb 27, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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AT&T customers who had data throttled without notice could receive payment from FTC

The FTC is using $7 million in remaining funds to pay out customers AT&T failed to reach.

On Jan 19, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan.

The FTC clearly has its sights set on data privacy

Even more data privacy enforcement looks like it is on the horizon.

On Jan 15, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘I feel robbed and dejected’: Read the furious messages Swifties sent to the FTC after Ticketmaster botched Taylor Swift presale

Taylor Swift fans went right to the government to demand change.

On Dec 15, 2022 by Rebecca Caraway, Maya Wray

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FTC considering whether to recuse Lina Khan from Meta-VR antitrust suit

The FTC is mulling dismissing its own chairwoman in a major antitrust suit.

On Oct 19, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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FTC sues broker over sale of sensitive reproductive health and location data

The suit alleges Kochava collected, packaged, and sold sensitive user data in bulk.

On Aug 29, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Amazon claims FTC is harassing Jeff Bezos by asking him to testify about Prime

Amazon confirmed an FTC investigation into Prime and called the asks from Bezos 'grossly unreasonable'

On Aug 16, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Consumers can wait no longer’: Digital rights groups applaud FTC for finally taking a step to protect data privacy rights

'People want and deserve meaningful rules to protect their privacy.'

On Aug 11, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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FTC sues to block Meta from acquiring VR competitor

'Instead of competing on the merits, Meta is trying to buy its way to the top'

On Jul 27, 2022 by Jacob Seitz