The Federal Trade Commission has accused the online retailer of harboring children's data even when parents request it to be deleted, as well giving its Ring employees access to users' videos.
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The agency issued a consumer alert urging people to be vigilant for calls using voice clones generated by artificial intelligence. They can be used by criminals hoping to swindle people out of money.
Employers say that noncompete agreements are needed to protect trade secrets and investments. The FTC says they deprive workers of their economic liberties and has proposed a rule to ban them.
The Federal Trade Commission has proposed a new rule that bans the use of noncompete agreements, calling them an exploitative practice that suppresses wages and hampers innovation.
Epic Games has agreed to pay the Federal Trade Commission $520 million over allegations of privacy violations and unwanted charges. Nearly half of the money will go to refund consumers.
The Federal Trade Commission said Microsoft's planned takeover of the video game company could suppress competitors to Microsoft's Xbox game consoles and its growing games subscription business.
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Federal regulators accuse the company of violating a 2011 agreement over the treatment of users' personal data, including phone numbers and email addresses.
In a court filing, the agency says that ads claimed TurboTax was "Free Guaranteed," but many people end up paying for the software to file their taxes. Intuit disputed the allegation.
The judge had previously tossed the FTC's first attempt at attacking Facebook's alleged monopoly power for lack of evidence. This time, the judge said the FTC "has done its homework."
The regulator says the deal would give the combined company too much power, hurt competition and raise prices for consumers. It comes as a global shortage of chips wreaks havoc on the economy.
The social network says the Federal Trade Commission's complaint is "without legal or factual support." The agency alleges Facebook buys promising rivals to stifle competition.
The regulator is taking another swing at Facebook after a judge tossed out its initial effort in June. It accused the social media giant of illegally maintaining a monopoly.
The new Federal Trade Commission chair's first big challenge will be rewriting a lawsuit against Facebook that a federal court tossed out earlier this week.