The federal government has sued Amazon for allegedly using its monopoly power to stamp out rivals. Now, some small businesses that sell on the marketplace reveal what it's like to depend on Amazon.
The FTC's Lina Khan speaks to NPR about the goals of the agency's monopoly lawsuit against Amazon and why she thinks the company unfairly treats sellers on its marketplace.
The Federal Trade Commission and 17 states accuse Amazon of suffocating rivals and raising costs for both sellers and shoppers.
New guidelines from the FTC and Justice Department are part of a broader push to promote competition and limit what the White House sees as excessive consolidation.
ChatGPT sees its first hint of regulation as the federal agency requests documentation about its business practices.
Federal regulators say Amazon uses manipulative techniques to enroll shoppers into Prime memberships that are purposefully hard to cancel.
Imposter scams are top U.S. fraud now: Con artists are using new technology to get real time information plus voice cloning and caller ID spoofing to make it even harder to tell truth from fiction.
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.
Since 2018, over 75,000 victims have lost $28 million to IRS imposters over the phone, email, texts and more. Here's how the IRS actually contacts taxpayers and how you can spot imposters.
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.
Car dealerships deploy tricks and traps to make as much money as they can from you. Here's what I learned when trying to buy a new car.