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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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Twitter agrees to $150 million fine for using email addresses to target ads

Twitter mislead users about what it was doing with email addresses.

On May 26, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Lawmakers urge FTC to look into ‘misleading’ statements by facial recognition company ID.me

They say ID.me “made multiple misleading statements about its use of facial recognition."

On May 18, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

Lina Khan (L) and Jonathan Kanter (R).

FTC, DOJ say they want to toughen up merger guidelines

The new guidelines could see more scrutiny for big tech companies.

On Jan 18, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

Lina Khan smiling into camera.

FTC will use ‘full suite of tools’ to tackle data privacy, discrimination, Lina Khan says

Khan said the FTC could use rulemaking to address a host of issues.

On Dec 17, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook wants court to dismiss FTC’s monopoly lawsuit

Facebook once again is claiming that FTC Chair Lina Khan is 'biased.'

On Oct 4, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

FTC Chair Lina Khan testifying in Congress.

Lina Khan says her FTC will prioritize cracking down on recent ‘surge’ in big-tech mergers

She has support from progressives, and says she'll focus on 'rampant consolidation.'

On Sep 24, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan next to a letter sent to her by advocacy groups asking for the FTC to block the proposed MGM Amazon deal.

Amazon’s purchase of MGM Studios should be blocked to stop its ‘growing dominance,’ leading advocates say

The groups say the sale needs to be blocked to stop Amazon's 'growing dominance.'

On Aug 31, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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FTC renews antitrust push against Facebook

'No other personal social networking provider in the United States remotely approaches Facebook’s scale.'

On Aug 19, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan testifying before Congress.

Facebook continues push for FTC chair to recuse herself from antitrust case

Facebook submitted an expert report to the FTC.

On Aug 18, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

A side by side of Sen. Elizabeth Warren and FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan.

Democratic senators blast Amazon, Facebook’s efforts to ‘bully’ FTC over antitrust case

The lawmakers said the companies efforts were obvious.

On Aug 5, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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FTC unanimously adopts Biden’s new right-to-repair order

The FTC voted unanimously on its policy statement.

On Jul 21, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

A side by side of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan.

Big tech really doesn’t want Lina Khan doing her job at the FTC

Facebook is following Amazon in pushing for Khan's recusal.

On Jul 14, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

A side by side of President Joe Biden and FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan.

Biden order urges FTC to crack down on big tech data practices

The executive order urges the FTC to tackle a number of tech issues.

On Jul 9, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan testifying before Congress.

‘It’s bullying’: Amazon pushes for FTC Chair Lina Khan to recuse herself from investigations

The move by Amazon was taken by many as an attempt to push back against the Biden administration.

On Jun 30, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich