The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.
The maker of a popular line of wearable fitness-tracking devices says it has never sold personal data to advertisers, contrary to concerns raised by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer.
The Federal Trade Commission is alleging that T-Mobile USA, Inc., made “hundreds of millions” of dollars off its customers through bogus charges.
U.S. regulators said Thursday that ADT Corp. paid experts to recommend its home security products on media outlets without disclosing their connection to the company.
After CBS 5’s recent undercover investigation into overcharges at Safeway-operated stores, ConsumerWatch found the stores are even more likely to overcharge than the average California retailer.
The government has announced new online child privacy rules it says give parents greater control over the personal information that can be collected from preteens on the Internet.
The FTC’s chairman, Jon Leibowitz, defended the government’s approach. “When you are talking about children, you have to give the benefit of the doubt to privacy,” he said last week on Capitol Hill.
A federal judge has approved a $22.5 million fine to penalize Google for an alleged privacy breach.
Google was set to pay a record $22.5 million fine to settle allegations that it broke a privacy promise by secretly tracking millions of Web surfers who use Apple’s Safari browser.
Google has agreed to pay a $22.5 million fine to settle allegations that it broke a privacy promise by secretly tracking the online activities of millions of people who use Apple’s Safari web browser.